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However, one should also take into account that risk perception also plays an important role in gambling in general, and pathological gambling in particular.
To control a possible bias of the evaluators when encoding the participants' responses, we studied the inter-judge reliability of experts on four hypothetical situations recorded in audio, which simulated the responses of a subject without risk, with risk, with problem gambling, or with pathological gambling.
There is a positive relationship between the availability of gambling and the appearance of cases of pathological gambling (Welte, Wieczorek, Barnes, Tidwell and Hoffman, 2004), between the problems of excessive and pathological gambling and the proximity of gambling outlets (Pearce, Mason, Hiscock and Day, 2008), with the number of games (Grun and Mc-Keigue, 2000) or with the density of gaming machines (Storer, Abbott and Stubbs, 2009).
Critics of the classification of compulsive gambling under the DSM-III and DSM-IV claimed that "compulsive gambling" was a misnomer and that the categorization of pathological gambling as an impulse-control disorder--that is, as a compulsion--was a misconception.
Antisocial personality disorder, pathological gambling, and substance use disorders are highly comorbid.
He thinks that clinicians and health care providers should be alerted to the fact that if they see a person with pathological gambling, that person is highly likely to have a close relative with similar or the same problem, he added.
to treat pathological gambling and no clear guidelines are currently available.
International studies use various terms interchangeably such as gambling addiction, pathological gambling, problem gambling and so on, hence direct comparisons are difficult.
Pathological gambling has also frequently been associated substance use, depression, anxiety disorders, other impulse control disorders and attention deficit disorders (Fernandez-Aranda et al.
So they definitely have a higher likelihood of developing social or pathological gambling compared to those who have never gambled.
Pathological gambling severity is associated with impulsivity in a delay discounting procedure.
For instance, recent studies among nationally representative samples of adults found rates of pathological gambling (0.

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