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Problem Gambling Brochure | South Central MIRECC

Gambling dice next to the words problem gambling assessing for and making plans for reduction


This brochure describes problem gambling, how it is diagnosed, and steps for cutting down.

  • Uses information from the Shortened South Oaks Gambling Screen and DSM-5
  • Allows providers to conduct quick, on-site assessments
  • Lists resources for managing problem gambling
  • Published 2013 | Updated 2020

Developed By

Joseph Vanderveen, PhD and Daniel Williams, PhD.

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Last updated: December 29, 2020