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A Comparison of DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Gambling Disorder in a Large Clinical Sample

Susana Jimenez-Murcia, Roser Granero, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda, Anne Sauvaget, Andreas Fransson, Anders Hakansson, Gemma Mestre-Bach, Trevor Steward, Randy Stinchfield, Laura Moragas, Neus Aymami, Monica Gomez-Pena, Amparo del Pino-Gutierrez, Zaida Aguera, Marta Bano, Maria-Teresa Talon-Navarro, Angel Cuquerella, Ester Codina, Jose M Menchon



Background and Aims: Gambling-related crimes are known to be associated with gambling disorder (GD). Due to a lack of consensus in the scientific community regarding the relevance of this diagnostic criterion, it was removed from the DSM-5. The primary aim of this study was to investigate through structural equation modeling (SEM) whether higher GD severity in treatment-seeking GD patients with a criminal record is mediated through the illegal acts criterion itself, or whether it can be better explained by other related clinical factors. Methods: An initial sample of 2,081 patients seeking treatment for gambling problems was included in the sample. SEM was used to evaluate the mediational ro..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Financial support was received through the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (PSI2015-68701-R) (co-funded by European Regional Development Fund-ERDF, a way to build Europe). FIS PI17/01167 and 18MSP001 - 2017I067 received aid from the Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad. CIBER Fisiologia Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn) and CIBER Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), both of which are initiatives of ISCIII. GM-B is supported by a predoctoral AGAUR grant (2018 FI_B2 00174), grant co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) "ESF," investing in your future. With the support of the Secretariat for Universities and Research of the Ministry of Business and Knowledge of the Government of Catalonia. Research Funded by the Delegacion del Gobierno para el Plan Nacional sobre Drogas (2017I067).