Journal article

The identification of Australian low-risk gambling limits: A comparison of gambling-related harm measures.

Nicki A Dowling, Christopher J Greenwood, Stephanie S Merkouris, George J Youssef, Matthew Browne, Matthew Rockloff, Paul Myers

Journal of Behavioral Addictions | Published : 2021

Abstract

Background and aims: Problem gambling severity and gambling-related harm are closely coupled, but conceptually distinct, constructs. The primary aim was to compare low-risk gambling limits when gambling-related harm was defined using the negative consequence items of the Problem Gambling Severity Index (PGSI-Harm) and the Short Gambling Harms Scale items (SGHS-Harm). A secondary aim was compare low-risk limits derived using a definition of harm in which at least two harms across different domains (e.g. financial and relationship) were endorsed with a definition of harm in which at least two harms from any domain were endorsed. Methods: Data were collected from dual-frame computer-assisted te..

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