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Treatment ApproachCitationAuthorYearPurpose
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Study Design Type
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Outcome
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Behavior-Analytic TherapyBehavioral treatment for pathological gambling in persons with acquired brain injury. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45(3), 485-495. doi:10.1901/jaba.2012.45-485Guercio, J. M., Johnson, T., & Dixon, M. R.2012
To examine a behavior-analytic clinical treatment package designed to reduce the pathological gambling of 3 individuals with acquired brain injury.
3 individuals with acquired brain injury meeting criteria for pathological gambling as measured by the South Oaks Gambling Screen
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported gambling urges and behavior
Favorable23060663
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Behavioral TherapiesA short note on forty patients treated by systematic desensitization. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 8(2), 219-220. doi:10.1016/0005-7967(70)90097-5Kraft, T.1970
To present the cases of forty individuals treated with systematic desensitization for various behavioral problems.
40 individuals referred for behavior therapy
Case-basedBaselineUnspecifiedNot favorable5430714
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Behavioral TherapiesAssessment and management of pathological gambling. British journal of hospital medicine, 40(2), 131,-133-135.McConaghy, N.1988
To describe imaginal desensitization, discuss its development and advance evidence of its efficacy in enabling individuals with pathological gambling to retain control of gambling.
63 individuals seeking treatment for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
Self-reported gambling behavior
N/A2901884
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Behavioral TherapiesBehavior completion versus stimulus control in compulsive gambling: Implications for behavioral assessment. Behavior Modification, 12(3), 371-384. doi:10.1177/01454455880123004McConaghy, N., Armstrong, M. S., Blaszczynski, A., & Allcock, C. C.1988
To compare imaginal desensitization with imaginal relaxation int he treatment of compulsive gambling.
20 individuals meeting DSM-III criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory; Clinician assessment of participant response to treatment; Self-reported percentage of reduction in urge to gamble
Favorable2906538
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Behavioral TherapiesBehavioural psychotherapy of uncommon referrals. The British Journal of Psychiatry:The Journal of Mental Science, 141, 148-153.Greenberg, D., & Marks, I.1982
To present the cases of 65 unusual referrals to a behavioral clinic over the course of nine years.
65 individuals referred to behavioral treatment for a range of diagnoses
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported rating of behavioral problems
Not favorable7116054
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Behavioral TherapiesComparison of imaginal desensitisation with other behavioural treatments of pathological gambling: A two- to nine-year follow-up. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 159, 390-393. doi:10.1192/bjp.159.3.390McConaghy, N., Blaszczynski, A., & Frankova, A.1991
To compare follow-up outcomes for individuals with pathological gambling treated by imaginal desensitization or other behavioral treatments.
63 individuals meeting DSM-III criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
Self-reported gambling behavior (ceased, controlled, or uncontrolled)
N/A1683593
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Behavioral TherapiesCompulsive gamblers in treatment. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 140, 364-366. doi:10.1192/bjp.140.4.364Greenberg, D., & Rankin, H.1982
To present the cases of twenty-six individuals presenting at a hospital for problems with gambling.
26 male individuals experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedNoneUnspecifiedN/A7093612
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Behavioral TherapiesControlled comparison of aversive therapy and imaginal desensitization in compulsive gambling. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 142, 366-372. doi:10.1192/bjp.142.4.366McConaghy, N., Armstrong, M. S., Blaszczynski, A., & Allcock, C.1983
To compare aversive therapy and imaginal desensitization in the treatment of compulsive gambling.
20 individuals requesting treatment for problems with gambling
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
Self-reported and friend-reported gambling behavior
N/A6133575
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Behavioral TherapiesControlled gambling as a therapeutic technique for compulsive gamblers. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 10(2), 139-141. doi:10.1016/0005-7916(79)90090-9Dickerson, M. G., & Weeks, D.1979
To present a case where restricted controlled gambling and behavioral retraining were successful in treating an individual with uncontrolled gambling.
1 individual experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedBaselineUnspecifiedFavorableRecord
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Behavioral TherapiesExposure therapy for problem gambling via videoconferencing: A case report. Journal of Gambling Studies, 24(1), 107-118. doi:10.1007/s10899-007-9074-4Oakes, J., Battersby, M. W., Pols, R. G., & Cromarty, P.2008
To present the case of the successful treatment of an individual with pathological gambling using exposure therapy via videoconferencing.
1 individual meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
South Oaks Gambling Screen; Work and Social Adjustment; Beck Depression Inventory; Beck Anxiety Inventory
Favorable17846871
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Behavioral TherapiesPsychological treatment of slot machine pathological gambling: A case study. Clinical Case Studies, 1(3), 240-253. doi:10.1177/15350102001003004Echeburúa, E., & Fernández-Montalvo, J.2002
To present a case of successfuly use of stimulus control, exposure, and relapse prevention for treatment of pathological gambling.
1 woman meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported time and money spent gambling weekly; Past-week gambling frequency; Beck Depression Inventory; State-Trait Anxiety Inventory; Inadaptation Scale
FavorableRecord
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Behavioral TherapiesSingle-Session Exposure Therapy for Problem Gambling: A Single-Case Experimental Design. Behaviour Change, 23(2), 148-155.Tolchard, B., Thomas, L., & Battersby, M.2006
To describe the use of single-session graded exposure to treat problem gambling in an individual with gambling problems.
1 individual experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Gambling Severity Checklist; Symptom Checklist-90-Revised; Beck Depression Inventory
FavorableRecord
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Behavioral TherapiesThe effect of repeated exposure to virtual gambling cues on the urge to gamble. Addictive Behaviors, 41, 61-64. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.09.027Park, C.-B., Park, S. M., Gwak, A. R., Sohn, B. K., Lee, J.-Y., Jung, H. Y., . . . Choi, J.-S.2015
To investigate the effectiveness of using a virtual reality casino environment in cue exposure therapy for gambling.
12 individuals scoring 4 or less on the South Oaks Gambling Screen
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported urge to gamble; Electromyography; Skin conductance; Heart rate (HR))
Not favorable25306387
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Behavioral TherapiesThe use of different behavioral techniques in treating a case of compulsive gambling. Behavior Therapy, 2(4), 579-584. doi:10.1016/S0005-7894(71)80107-7Cotler, S. B.1971
To present the case of an individual treated using several behavior modification techniques for gambling problems.
1 individual experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported gambling behavior
FavorableRecord
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Behavioral TherapiesTreatment of a compulsive horse race gambler by aversion therapy. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 114(508), 329-333. doi:10.1192/bjp.114.508.329Goorney, A. B.1968
To present the case of an individual experiencing gambling problems treated by aversion therapy.
1 individual experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedBaselineUnspecifiedFavorableRecord
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Behavioral TherapiesTreatment of compulsive gamblers by electrical aversion. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 117(540), 545-553. doi:10.1192/bjp.117.540.545Seager, C. P.1970
To discuss the concept of compulsive gambling and describes the treatment of sixteen individuals with compulsive gambling.
16 individuals experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedNone
Presence of gambling behavior
N/ARecord
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Behavioral TherapiesTreatment of poker-machine addicts by aversion therapy. The Medical journal of Australia, 1(15), 742-745.Koller, K. M.1972
To present the cases of twenty individuals treated for poker machine gambling problems by aversion therapy.
20 individuals experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported gambling behavior
Favorable5023223
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Behavioral Therapies; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing
Imaginal desensitisation plus motivational interviewing for pathological gambling: Randomised controlled trial. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 195(3), 266-267. doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.108.062414Grant, J. E., Donahue, C. B., Odlaug, B. L., Kim, S. W., Miller, M. J., & Petry, N. M.2009
To examine whether the benefits of Imaginal Desensitization plus Motivational Interviewing in reducing symptoms of pathological gambling are maintained for at least 6 months after treatment.
68 individuals meeting criteria for pathological gambling based on a structured clinical interview for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Pathological Gambling
Favorable19721120
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Behavioral Therapies; Relapse Prevention
Relapse prevention in the treatment of slot-machine pathological gambling: Long-term outcome. Behavior Therapy, 31(2), 351-364. doi:10.1016/S0005-7894(00)80019-2Echeburúa, E., Fernández-Montalvo, J., & Báez, C.2000
To determine the efficacy of stimulus control and exposure with response prevention in stopping pathological gambling and to test the comparative effectiveness of two therapeutic modalities (individual and group) for relapse prevention, relative to a control group, in order to maintain abstinence.
69 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling;
Case-based; Randomized Controlled Trial
Baseline; No treatment
Self-reported time and money spent gamblnig weeky; Past-week gambling frequency; Self-reported and family-reported perception of seriousness of gambling-related behaviors; Beck Depression Inventory; State-Trait Anxiety Inventory; Inadaptation Scale
Favorable for relapse preventionRecord
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Behavioral Therapy; Medication: N-acetylcysteine
Favorable for N-acetylcysteineGrant, J. E., Odlaug, B. L., Chamberlain, S. R., Potenza, M. N., Schreiber, L. R. N., Donahue, C. B., & Kim, S. W.2014
To examine the addition of N-acetylcysteine to imaginal desensitization in adults with co-occurring nicotine dependence and pathological gambling.
28 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for nicotine dependence and pathological gambling who were receiving behavioral therapy
Randomized Controlled TrialPlacebo
Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence;Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale Modified for Pathological Gambling
Favorable24345329
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Brief Advice; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
A randomized controlled trial of brief interventions for problem gambling in substance abuse treatment patients. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84(10), 874-886. doi:10.1037/ccp0000127Petry, N. M., Rash, C. J., & Alessi, S. M.2016
To evaluate the efficacy of brief gambling treatments in patients attending substance abuse treatment clinics.
217 individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and scoring 3 or higher on the South Oaks Gambling Screen
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
South Oaks Gambling Screen; Timeline Follow-back
N/A27398781
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Brief Advice; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Brief motivational interventions for college student problem gamblers. Addiction, 104(9), 1569-1578. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02652.xPetry, N. M., Weinstock, J., Morasco, B. J., & Ledgerwood, D. M.2009
To examine the efficacy of brief intervention strategies for college students experiencing problem and pathological gambling.
117 college students scoring 3 or higher on the South Oaks Gambling Screen
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Addiction Severity Index-Gambling
Favorable for Motivational Enhancement/Brief Advice19686527
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Cognitive TherapiesCognitive treatment of pathological gamblers. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 36(12), 1111-1119.Ladouceur, R., Sylvain, C., Letarte, H., Giroux, I., & Jacques, C.1998
To evaluate the efficacy of a cognitive treatment for pathological gambling.
5 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling; Perception of control over gambling; Self-reported desire to gamble
Favorable9745796
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Cognitive TherapiesGroup therapy for pathological gamblers: A cognitive approach. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 41(5), 587-596. doi:10.1016/S0005-7967(02)00036-0Ladouceur, R., Sylvain, C., Boutin, C., Lachance, S., Doucet, C., & Leblond, J.2003
To evaluate the efficacy of a group cognitive treatment for pathological gambling.
68 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling; Perceived self-efficacy; Perception of control over gambling; Self-reported desire to gamble; Past week frequency of gambling
Favorable for Cognitive Therapy with Relapse Prevention12711266
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Cognitive Therapies; Behavioral Therapies
Cognitive versus exposure therapy for problem gambling: A randomised controlled trial. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 49, 76-76.Battersby, M.2015
To evaluate differential efficacy of cognitive therapy (CT) and exposure-based (behavioural) therapy (ET) for adult problem gamblers using electronic gaming machines.
87 individuals seeking treatment at a South Australian gambling therapy service
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Victorian Gambling Screen
Favorableunavailable
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Cognitive Therapies; Behavioral Therapies
Cognitive versus exposure therapy for problem gambling: Randomised controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 69, 100-110. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2015.04.008Smith, D. P., Battersby, M. W., Harvey, P. W., Pols, R. G., & Ladouceur, R.2015
To evaluate differential efficacy of CT and ET for adult problem gamblers at a South Australian gambling therapy service.
51 individuals seeking treatment for gambling problems and scoring 5 or higher on South Oaks Gambling Screen
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Victorian Gambling Screen
Favorable25917008
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Cognitive Therapies; Behavioral Therapies; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing
Does the treatment of cognitive distortions improve clinical outcomes for problem gambling? Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 39(4), 221-229. doi:10.1007/s10879-009-9119-3Toneatto, T., & Gunaratne, M.2009
To evaluate whether a treatment specifically targeting cognitive distortions yields better outcomes than alternative, but empirically effective, treatments for problem gambling that do not explicitly address cognitive distortions.
99 individuals meeting at least one of the DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
Gambling Cognition Questionnaire; Gambling frequency and expenditures; DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
N/ARecord
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Cognitive Therapies; Behavioral Therapies; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing; Brief Advice
Single-session interventions for problem gambling may be as effective as longer treatments: Results of a randomized control trial. Addictive Behaviors, 52, 58-65. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.08.006Toneatto, T.2016
To directly compare relatively homogeneous treatments for problem gambling based on modalities shown to be the most empirically effective (i.e., cognitive, behavioral, motivational).
99 individuals meeting at least one of the DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
Gambling frequency and expenditures for the previous 30 days; Past year DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling; Self-report ratings of confidence in controlling gambling, resisting gambling urges, desire to gamble, and treatment efficacy
N/A26363305
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Cognitive Therapies; Relapse Prevention
Cognitive treatment of pathological gambling. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 189(11), 774-780. doi:10.1097/00005053-200111000-00007Ladouceur, R., Sylvain, C., Boutin, C., Lachance, S., Doucet, C., Leblond, J., & Jacques, C.2001
To evaluate the efficacy of a cognitive treatment package for pathological gambling.
66 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
South Oaks Gambling Screen; DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling; Perceived self-efficacy; Perception of control over gambling; Self-reported desire to gamble; Past week frequency of gambling
Favorable for Cognitive Therapy with Relapse PreventionRecord
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyA comparison of individual and group cognitive-behavioural treatment for female pathological gambling. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45(9), 2192-2202. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2006.11.003Dowling, N., Smith, D., & Thomas, T.2007
To determine the differential efficacy of a cognitive-behavioural treatment program for female clients with pathological gambling, delivered in individual and group format.
56 female individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Time and money spent gambling per week; Past week gambling frequency; DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling; Beck Depression Inventory; State-Trait Anxiety Inventory; Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory
Favorable17196159
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyA pilot group cognitive behavioural therapy program for problem gamblers in a rural Australian setting. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 10(4), 490-500. doi:10.1007/s11469-010-9294-1Oakes, J., Gardiner, P., McLaughlin, K., & Battersby, M.2012
To present the outcomes of a pilot treatment program developed for individuals with problem gambling living in rural areas of Australia.
7 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for problem gambling
Case-basedBaseline
South Oaks Gambling Screen
FavorableRecord
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyA preliminary investigation of abstinence and controlled gambling as self-selected goals of treatment for female pathological gambling. Journal of Gambling Studies, 25(2), 201-214. doi:10.1007/s10899-009-9116-1Dowling, N., Smith, D., & Thomas, T.2009
To provide a preliminary evaluation of the differential efficacy of a cognitive-behavioural treatment program for female clients with pathological gambling delivered with the goals of abstinence or controlled gambling.
31 female individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedNo treatment
Time and money spent gambling per week; Past week gambling frequency; DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling; Beck Depression Inventory; State-Trait Anxiety Inventory
Favorable19199009
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyA preliminary study of an integrated and culturally attuned cognitive behavioral group treatment for Chinese problem gamblers in Hong Kong. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(3), 1015-1027. doi:10.1007/s10899-014-9457-2Wong, D. F. K., Chung, C. L. P., Wu, J., Tang, J., & Lau, P.2015
To test the effectiveness of an integrated and culturally attuned CBT group treatment for Chinese people in Hong Kong meeting SOGS criteria for problem gambling.
38 people of Chinese ethnicity in Hong Kong meeting criteria for problem gambling as measured by the South Oaks Gambling Screen (score of 3 or higher)
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales; South Oaks Gambling Screen; Gambling-Related Cognition Scale; Gambling Urge Scale; Gambling activity record
Favorable24699943
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyCognitive and behavioral treatment of pathological gambling: A controlled study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65(5), 727-732. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.65.5.727Sylvain, C., Ladouceur, R., & Boisvert, J.-M.1997
To evaluate the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral treatment package for pathological gambling.
29 individuals meeting DSM-III-R criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
South Oaks Gambling Screen; Perception of control; Frequency of gambling; Perceived self-efficacy; Desire to gamble; DSM-III-R criteria for pathological gambling
Favorable9337491
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyCognitive behaviour therapy for problem gamblers: A clinical outcomes evaluation. Behaviour Change, 30(1), 12-23. doi:10.1017/bec.2013.2Tolchard, B., & Battersby, M. W.2013
To present and assess the efficacy of a unified model of CBT treatment for problem gambling.
205 individuals referred by gambling treatment services
Case-basedBaseline
Beck Depression Inventory; Beck Anxiety Inventory; Visual Analogue Scale of Main Problems and Goals; Work and Social Adjustment; BEN-Q
Not favorableRecord
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyCognitive-behavioral group treatment for pathological gambling: Analysis of effectiveness and predictors of therapy outcome. Psychotherapy Research, 17(5), 544-552. doi:10.1080/10503300601158822Jiménez-Murcia, S., Álvarez-Moya, E. M., Granero, R., Aymamí, M. N., Gómez-Peña, M., Jaurrieta, N., . . . Vallejo, J.2007
To examine short- and mid-term effectiveness of a group cognitive–behavioral therapy (CBT) in pathological gambling (PG) and to analyze predictors of therapy outcome.
290 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
South Oaks Gambling Screen (focused on past month); Symptom Checklist-90-Revised
FavorableRecord
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyCognitive-behavioral therapy for pathological gamblers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(3), 555-567. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.74.3.555Petry, N. M., Ammerman, Y., Bohl, J., Doersch, A., Gay, H., Kadden, R., . . . Steinberg, K.2006
To evaluate the efficacy of psychotherapies for pathological gambling.
231 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
South Oaks Gambling Screen; Timeline Follow-back
Favorable16822112
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyCognitive-behavioral therapy for pathological gambling in Parkinson’s disease: A pilot controlled study. European Addiction Research, 18(6), 265-274. doi:10.1159/000337442Jimenéz-Murcia, S., Bove, F. I., lsrael, M., Steiger, H., Fernández-Aranda, F., Álvarez-Moya, E., . . . Menchón, J. M.2012
To compare the clinical characteristics and differences in response to treatment of two groups of of individuals with pathological gambling: with comorbid Parkinson's disease and without.
45 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling and 15 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling with diagnosis of Parkinson disease
Non-randomized without experimental assignmentBaseline
Relapse rates; Dropout rates
Favorable22760081
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyCognitive-behavioral treatment for adolescent pathological gamblers. Behavior Modification, 18(2), 230-242. doi:10.1177/01454455940182006Ladouceur, R., Boisvert, J.-M., & Dumont, J.1994
To evaluate the effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral treatment for adolescent individuals with pathological gambling.
4 adolescent individuals meeting DSM-III-R criteria for pathologial gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Gambling abstinence/non-abstinence
Favorable8002927
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyCognitive-behavioural treatment of pathological gambling in individuals with chronic schizophrenia: A pilot study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49(11), 808-814. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2011.08.009Echeburúa, E., Gómez, M., & Freixa, M.2011
To test the clinical effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioural program (CBT) specifically adapted for individuals with pathological gambling and chronic schizophrenia, carried out in a naturalistic setting.
44 individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling and receiving treatment for chronic schizophrenia
Non-randomized with experimental assignmentNo treatment
Gambling abstinence/non-abstinence
Favorable21920501
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyDescription and pre-post evaluation of a telephone and internet based treatment programme for pathological gambling in Norway: A pilot study. International Gambling Studies, 13(2), 205-220. doi:10.1080/14459795.2012.759610Myrseth, H., Brunborg, G. S., Eidem, M., & Pallesen, S.2013
To present a pre-post evaluation of a new telephone and Internet based treatment programme for pathological gambling.
112 individuals referred by general pracitioners or self-referred to a treatment program for problem gambling
Case-basedBaseline
South Oaks Gambling Screen – Revised; Gamblers Belief Questionnaire; Symptom Checklist-90-Revised
FavorableRecord
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyInternet-based CBT intervention for gamblers in Finland: Experiences from the field. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 54(3), 230-235. doi:10.1111/sjop.12034Castrén, S., Pankakoski, M., Tamminen, M., Lipsanen, J., Ladouceur, R., & Lahti, T.2013
To explore the impacts of Internet-based CBT for gambling related problems and related factors
471 individuals seeking treatment from an Internet-based CBT program offered for gamblers in Finland.
Case-basedBaseline
National Opinion Research Center DSM-IV Screen for Gambling Problems; AUDIT-C; Money wagered per week; Money wagered per session
Favorable23398086
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyInternet-Based Treatment of Pathological Gambling with a Three-Year Follow-Up. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 41(4), 321-334.Carlbring, P., Degerman, N., Jonsson, J., & Andersson, G.2012
To investigate predictors of successful outcome of Internet-based CBT based on client characteristics.
284 individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
National Opinion Research Center DSM-IV Screen for Gambling Problems
Favorable22620990
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyIs control a viable goal in the treatment of pathological gambling? Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47(3), 189-197. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2008.11.004Ladouceur, R., Lachance, S., & Fournier, P.-M.2009
To verify whether controlled gambling is a viable goal for individuals seeking treatment for pathological gambling.
89 individuals meeting DSMIV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Favorable19118818
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyNeurological evidence of acceptance and commitment therapy effectiveness in college-age gamblers. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 5(2), 80-88. doi:10.1016/j.jcbs.2016.04.004Dixon, M. R., Wilson, A. N., & Habib, R.2016
To examine the potential neurological impact of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy delivered to college-aged individuals with disordered gambling.
18 college-aged individuals scoring 3 or higher on the South Oaks Gambling Screen
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Brain activation patterns; Subjective ratings of outcomes during fMRI task; Acceptance and Action Questionnaire II; Valued Living Questionnaire; Mindfulness Awareness Attitude Scale
Not favorableRecord
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyNode-link-mapping-enhanced group treatment for pathological gambling. Addictive Behaviors, 29(1), 73-87. doi:10.1016/S0306-4603(03)00091-1Melville, C. L., Davis, C. S., Matzenbacher, D. L., & Clayborne, J.2004
To evaluate a group treatment for pathological gambling that uses node-link mapping techniques to enhance treatment effectiveness.
13 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling; 19 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling; Self-rating of control of gambling, gambling expenditure, and gambling bout duration
Favorable for Node-link-mapping condition14667422
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyPathological gambling treated with cognitive behavior therapy: A case report. Addictive Behaviors, 15(5), 497-501. doi:10.1016/0306-4603(90)90038-YToneatto, T., & Sobell, L. C.1990
To describe a novel approach to the cognitive behavioral treatment of pathological gambling
1 individual meeting DSM-III-R criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Monthly frequency of gambling behavior
Favorable2248125
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyPredictors of outcome among pathological gamblers receiving cognitive behavioral group therapy. European Addiction Research, 21(4), 169-178. doi:10.1159/000369528Jiménez-Murcia, S., Granero, R., Fernández-Aranda, F., Arcelus, J., Aymamí, M. N., Gómez-Peña, M., . . . Menchón, J. M.2015
To evaluate posttreatment changes of individuals with a diagnosis of gambling disorder treated with group cognitive behavioral therapy, to assess the potential moderator effect of sex on CBT outcome, and to explore the best predictors of posttreatment changes, relapse, and dropout rates.
440 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for gambling disorder
Case-basedBaseline
South Oaks Gambling Screen; Symptom Checklist-90-Revised
Favorable25832435
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyRandomized trial of internet-delivered self-help with telephone support for pathological gamblers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(6), 1090-1094. doi:10.1037/a0013603Carlbring, P., & Smit, F.2008
To compare Internet-administered self-help that included minimal therapist contact via e-mail with a wait-list condition.
66 individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Clinical Interview; National Opinion Research Center DSM-IV Screen for Gambling Problems
Favorable19045977
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyTreatment of female pathological gambling: The efficacy of a cognitive-behavioural approach. Journal of Gambling Studies, 22(4), 355-372. doi:10.1007/s10899-006-9027-3Dowling, N., Smith, D., & Thomas, T.2006
To evaluate the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for female pathological gambling.
19 female individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Time and money spent gambling per week; Past week gambling frequency; DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling; Beck Depression Inventory; State-Trait Anxiety Inventory; Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory
Favorable16924426
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyTreatment of pathological gamblers: An experimental study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 25(4), 275-282. doi:10.1016/0005-7916(94)90035-3Bujold, A., Ladouceur, R., Sylvain, C., & Boisvert, J.-M.1994
To examine the efficacy of a behavioral treatment for people meeting DSM-III-R criteria for pathological gambling, including cognitive interventions, problem solving and relapse prevention
3 individuals meeting DSM-III-R criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Frequency of Gambling Behavior; Perception of control over gambling; Perception of severity of gambling problem
Favorable7706504
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyTwelve-step facilitated versus mapping-enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy for pathological gambling: A controlled study. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27(1), 171-190. doi:10.1007/s10899-010-9196-yMarceaux, J. C., & Melville, C. L.2011
To examine the efficacy of two group treatments for pathological gambling, a node-link mapping-enhanced cognitive-behavioral group therapy and twelve-step facilitated group treatment.
49 individuals meeitng DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling; Perception of control/self-efficacy; Desire to gamble; Frequency of gambling episodes
Favorable20490632
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyDo coping skills mediate the relationship between cognitive–behavioral therapy and reductions in gambling in pathological gamblers? Addiction, 102(8), 1280-1291.Petry, N. M., Litt, M. D., Kadden, R., & Ledgerwood, D. M.2007
To examine whether coping skills acquisition mediates the effects of CBT on decreasing gambling in indvuals with pathological gambling.
127 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatmentCoping Strategies ScaleFavorable17624978
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Cognitive-Behavioral TherapyEffectiveness of community-based treatment for problem gambling: A quasi-experimental evaluation of cognitive-behavioral vs. twelve-step therapy. The American Journal on Addictions, 17(4), 298-303. doi:10.1080/10550490802138830Toneatto, T., & Dragonetti, R.2008
To compare the effectiveness of two brief outpatient treatments for problem gambling: eight sessions of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and eight sessions of a twelve-step treatment-oriented approach based on the first five steps of Gamblers Anonymous.
126 individuals endorsing self-reported problems with gambling
Non-randomized without experimental assignmentNo treatment
Days abstinent from gambling; Rates of abstinence; (Canadian) dollars expended gambling in the last 30-days
Favorable18612885
56
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy involving a Concerned Significant Other
The Involvement of a Concerned Significant Other in Gambling Disorder Treatment Outcome
Jimenez-Murcia, S., Tremblay, J. Stinchfield, R., Granero, R., Fernandez-Aranda, F., Mestre-Bach, G., Steward, T., Del Pino-Gutierrez, A., Bano, M., Moragas, L., Aymami, N., Gomez-Pena, M., Tarrega, S., Valenciano-Mendoza, E., Giroux, I., Sancho, M., Sanchez, I., Mallorqui-Bague, N., Gonzalez, V., Martin-Romera, V., & Menchon, J. M.
2017
To investigate whether involving a concerned significant other to a cognitivie-behavioral therapy program is effective in the treatment of gambling disorder
675 men who had been diagnosed with Gambling Disorder
Non-randomized without experimental assignment
No Treatment
Symptom Checklist-Revised; South Oaks Gambling Screen; Treatment attendance, reoccurence of gambling behavior, and compliance with treatment guidelines
Favorable
27858265
57
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Cognitive Therapies; Behavioral Therapies
How does routinely delivered cognitive-behavioural therapy for gambling disorder compare to "gold standard" clinical trial?
Smith, D. P., Fairweather-Schmidt, A. K., Harvey, P., & Battersby, M. W.
2017
To assess the effectiveness of routine cognitive-behavioral therapy for gambling disorder
215 individuals seeking treatment for problem gambling behavior; 99 participants from a previous study assessing the efficacy of. cognitive and behavioral therapies in treatment of problem gamling behavior
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
Victoria Gambling Screen; Gambling Urge Scale; Kessler 10 Scale; Work and Social Adjustment Scale; Gambling Related Cognitions Scale
N/A29226494
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Guided Self-Help; Motivational Interviewing
Efficacy of a Self-Help Treatment for At-Risk and Pathological Gamblers
Boudreault, C., Giroux, I., Jacques, C., Goulet, A., Simoneau, H., & Ladouceur, R.
2017
To assess the efficacy of a French Language self-help workbook for gambling problems.
62 individuals scoring 2 or higher on the Problem Gambling Severity Index
Randomized Controlled Trial
No Treatment
Number of DSM-5 Gambling Disorder Criteria met
Favorable
28905166
59
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Hypnosis
Case notes: Hypnosis: An adjunct to cognitive behaviour therapy. Australian Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, 34(1), 65-70.Rogers, J.2006
To illustrate the successful use of hypnosis as an adjunct to cognitive behaviour therapy with a female individual experiencing gambling problems.
1 individual experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedUnspecifiedUnspecifiedN/ARecord
60
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Hypnosis
The use of hypnosis as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioural therapy in a workplace injury. Australian Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, 41(1), 84-99.Earle, T.2016
To present a case where hypnosis was successfuly used as an adjunct to cognitive–behavioural therapy for the treatment of problem gambling.
1 individual meeting Problem Gambling Severity Index criteria for problem gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported gambling behavior
FavorableRecord
61
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Medication: Escitalopram
A pilot study of CBT versus escitalopram combined with CBT in the treatment of pathological gamblers. International Gambling Studies, 11(1), 121-141. doi:10.1080/14459795.2011.559647Myrseth, H., Molde, H., Støylen, I. J., Johnsen, B. H., Holsten, F., & Pallesen, S.2011
To compare CBT versus escitalopram combined with CBT in the treatment of pathological gambling.
30 individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale; Pathological Gambling 100 mm Visual Analogue Craving Scale
FavorableRecord
62
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Meditation
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and Meditation Awareness Training (MAT) for the treatment of co-occurring schizophrenia and pathological gambling: A case study. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 12(2), 181-196. doi:10.1007/s11469-013-9460-3Shonin, E., Van Gordon, W., & Griffiths, M. D.2014
To conduct an evaluation of a novel and integrated non-pharmacological treatment for an individual with dual-diagnosis schizophrenia and pathological gambling.
1 individual meeting DSM-IV-TR for pathological gambling and schizophrenia
Case-basedBaseline
DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling and schizophrenia
FavorableRecord
63
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Mindfulness
Mindfulness-enhanced cognitive behavior therapy for problem gambling: A controlled pilot study. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 12(2), 197-205. doi:10.1007/s11469-014-9481-6Toneatto, T., Pillai, S., & Courtice, E. L.2014
To develop a mindfulness-enhanced cognitive-behavioral treatment for problem gambling and to test its feasibility and initial efficacy.
18 individuals with a current diagnosis of pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Gambling Urges; Brief Symptom Inventory; Kentucky Inventory of Mindfulness Skills
FavorableRecord
64
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Mindulfness
Treating Problem Gambling Samples with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Interventions: A Clinical Trial. Journal of Gambling Studies, 32(4), 1305-1325. doi:10.1007/s10899-016-9602-1McIntosh, C., Crino, R., O'Neill, K., McIntosh, C. C., & Crino, R. D.2016
To test the effectiveness of three interventions to treat pathological gambling: case formulation driven Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, manualised CBT, and mindfulness-based treatment.
77 individuals seeking treatment at a specialist gambling treatment clinic
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
South Oaks Gambling Screen; DSM-V criteria for pathological gambling; Frequency of gambling urges; Intensity of gambling urges; Length of time since each participant had started gambling; Length of time each participant had been experiencing problems from their gambling
Favorable27040973
65
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing
Effectiveness of group and individual formats of a combined motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral treatment program for problem gambling: A randomized controlled trial. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 38(2), 233-238. doi:10.1017/S1352465809990701Oei, T. P. S., Raylu, N., & Casey, L. M.2010
To assess the effectiveness of group and individual formats of a combined motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral treatment program for problem gamblers using a randomized controlled design.
102 individuals experiencing problems with gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Gambling Related Cognitions Scale; Gambling Urge Scale; Depression Anxiety Stress Scale–21; Satisfaction with Life Scale; Average amount gambled per day; Frequency of gambling fortnightly
Favorable20152065
66
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing
Motivational interviewing versus cognitive behavioral group therapy in the treatment of problem and pathological gambling: A randomized controlled trial. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 39(2), 92-103. doi:10.1080/16506070903190245Carlbring, P., Jonsson, J., Josephson, H., & Forsberg, L.2010
To test the effectiveness of motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral group therapy, and a no-treatment control (wait-list) in the treatment of pathological gambling.
150 individuals experiencing current gambling problems or meeting NORC DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
National Opinion Research Center DSM-IV Screen for Gambling Problems
Favorable19967577
67
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing
Retaining Pathological Gamblers in Cognitive Behavior Therapy Through Motivational Enhancement: A Pilot Study. Behavior Modification, 30(3), 315-340. doi:10.1177/0145445503262578Wulfert, E., Blanchard, E. B., Freidenberg, B. M., & Martell, R. S.2006
To present the treatment outcomes and retention rates of ah ybrid intervention for pathological gambling consisting of motivational enhancement and cognitive behavior therapy.
9 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling and scoring 9 or higher on South Oaks Gambling Screen
Case-based
Another Treatment
Treatment retention rates; Timeline Follow-Back; South Oaks Gambling Screen;
Favorable16574817
68
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing; Behavioral Therapies
The effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for pathological gambling: A country-wide study. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 25(4), 250-256.Pasche, S. C., Sinclair, H., Collins, P., Pretorius, A., Grant, J. E., & Stein, D. J.2013
To evaluated a manualized treatment program including components of cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and imaginal exposure in a sample of participants diagnosed with pathological gambling.
128 individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale Adapted for Pathological Gambling
Favorable24199214
69
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Personalized Feedback
Brief motivational feedback and cognitive behavioral interventions for prevention of disordered gambling: A randomized clinical trial. Addiction, 107(6), 1148-1158. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03776.xLarimer, M. E., Neighbors, C., Lostutter, T. W., Whiteside, U., Cronce, J. M., Kaysen, D., & Walker, D. D.2012
To evaluate feasibility and efficacy of two promising approaches to indicated prevention of disordered gambling in a college population.
147 college-aged individuals scoring 3 or higher on the South Oaks Gambling Screen
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Gambling Quantity and Perceived Norms Scale; Gambling Problems Index; National Opinion Research Center DSM-IV Screen; Beliefs About Control Scale
Favorable22188239
70
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Relapse Prevention
Does exposure and response prevention improve the results of group cognitive‐behavioural therapy for male slot machine pathological gamblers? British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51(1), 54-71. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8260.2011.02012.xJimenez‐Murcia, S., Aymamí, N., Gómez‐Peña, M., Santamaría, J. J., Álvarez‐Moya, E., Fernández‐Aranda, F., . . . Menchón, J. M. (202012
To evaluate clinical and socio-demographic characteristics of a sample of individuals with pathological gambling at baseline, comparing cognitive-behavioural group intervention, with and without exposure, and response prevention; To compare the results of therapy and to assess pre-post changes in psychopathology between both groups.
502 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Non-randomized with experimental assignment
Another Treatment
South Oaks Gambling Screen; Symptom Checklist-90-Revised
N/A22268541
71
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Virtual Reality
Using virtual reality in the treatment of gambling disorder: the development of a new tool for cognitive behavior therapy
Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., Giroux, I., Jacques, C., Loranger, C., St-Pierre, M., Chrétien, M., & Goulet, A.
2017
To present pilot data demonstrating the usefulness and safety of a Virtual Reality CBT treatment Protocol for gambling problems.
28 individuals who gamble at least monthly, 36 individuals who gamble at most twice a year, 34 individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for Pathological Gambling, and 25 individuals meeting DSM-5 criteria for Gambling Disorder
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
Gambling Craving Scale; self-identified personal high-risk thoughts; Simulator Sickness Questionnaire; frequency of urge to gamble
N/ARecord
72
Dialectical Behavior TherapyA proof of concept for using brief Dialectical Behavior Therapy as a treatment for problem gambling. Behaviour Change, 30(2), 117-137. doi:10.1017/bec.2013.10Christensen, D. R., Dowling, N. A., Jackson, A. C., Brown, M., Russo, J., Francis, K. L., & Umemoto, A.2013
To investigate the effectiveness of a brief DBT treatment for problem gambling.
14 individuals meeting criteria for problem gambling as measured by the Problem Gambling Severity Index of the Canadian Problem Gambling Index
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported time and money spent gambling fortnightly; Kessler 6 Psychiatric Distress Scale
Not favorableRecord
73
EMDRPathological gambling: Etiologic considerations and treatment efficacy of eye movement desensitization/reprocessing. Journal of Gambling Studies, 12(4), 395-405. doi:10.1007/BF01539184Henry, S. L.1996
To compare the effect on gambling event frequency of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy with cognitive therapy to that of cognitive therapy alone for individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling with and without reported trauma history.
22 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Non-randomized with experimental assignmentNo treatment
Presence of self-reported gambling behavior
Favorable24234158
74
Guided Self-HelpA brief self-help toolkit intervention for gambling problems: A randomized multisite trial. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(2), 278-289. doi:10.1111/j.1939-0025.2012.01157.xLaBrie, R. A., Peller, A. J., LaPlante, D. A., Bernhard, B., Harper, A., Schrier, T., & Shaffer, H. J.2012
To evaluate the efficacy of a self-help toolkit for problem gambling.
315 individuals endorsing concerns about their gambling behavior
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Gambling Beliefs Questionnaire; Massachusetts Gambling Screen; Treatment and self-help history; Recent gambling history; Planned behavior modifications
Favorable22506530
75
Guided Self-HelpA self-help manual for problem gamblers: The impact of minimal therapist guidance on outcome. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 14(4), 579-596. doi:10.1007/s11469-015-9579-5Campos, M. D., Rosenthal, R. J., Chen, Q., Moghaddam, J., & Fong, T. W.2016
To evaluate the impact of minimal therapist guidance with a workbook designed to aid in reducing or stopping gambling behavior.
38 individuals meeting at least 2 DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale; Self-reported time and money spent gambling fortnightly
FavorableRecord
76
Guided Self-HelpBrief Motivational Treatment for Problem Gambling: A 24-Month Follow-Up. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18(3), 293-296. doi:10.1037/0893-164X.18.3.293Hodgins, D. C., Currie, S., el-Guebaly, N., & Peden, N.2004
To provide the results of a 24-month follow-up of participants enrolled in a study to test the efficacy of brief treatments for media-recruited individuals with pathological gambling.
67 individuals scoring 5 or higher on the South Oaks Gambling Screen
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Mean dollars lost per month; Mean days gambled per month; South Oaks Gambling Screen total score
Favorable15482086
77
Guided Self-HelpMinimal treatment approaches for concerned significant others of problem gamblers: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23(2), 215-230. doi:10.1007/s10899-006-9052-2Hodgins, D. C., Toneatto, T., Makarchuk, K., Skinner, W., & Vincent, S.2007
To examine the efficacy of minimal treatment interventions for concerned significant others of individuals with problem gambling.
186 concerned significant others of individuals with perceived gambling problems
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Significant Other-reported days and dollars gambled per month; Relationship Happiness Scale; Brief Symptom Inventory Global Severity Index
Favorable17245662
78
Guided Self-HelpMotivational enhancement and self-help treatments for problem gambling. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 69(1), 50-57. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.69.1.50Hodgins, D. C., Currie, S. R., & el-Guebaly, N.2001
To compare two alternative self-help protocols with a waiting-list control in treatment for problem gambling.
102 individuals scoring 5 or higher on the South Oaks Gambling Screen
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Days gambled per month; Total amount of dollars lost per month; Mean amount of dollars lost per gambling day.
Favorable11302277
79
Guided Self-HelpRandomized trial of brief motivational treatments for pathological gamblers: More is not necessarily better. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(5), 950-960. doi:10.1037/a0016318Hodgins, D. C., Currie, S. R., Currie, G., & Fick, G. H.2009
To test the efficacy of brief treatments for media-recruited individuals with pathological gambling.
314 individualings scoring 3 or higher on the Problem Gambling Severity Index of the Canadian Problem Gambling Index
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Days of gambling since previous follow-up; Dollars lost gambling from previous follow-up
Favorable19803574
80
Guided Self-Help
The Development of an Internet-Based Treatment for Problem Gamblers and Concerned Significant Others: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
Nilsson, A., Magnusson, K., Carlbring, P., Andersson, G., & Gumpert, C. H.
2017
To evaluate the efficacy of an online self-help intervention for individuals experiencing gambling problems that involves a concerned significant other.
18 individuals scoring at least 8 on the Problem Gambling Severity Index and their concerned significant others
Randomized Controlled Trial
Another Treatment
National Opinion Research Center DSM-IV Screen for Gambling Problems; Time-Line Follow-Back for Gambling - net losses and time spent gambling
N/A28699054
81
Guided Self-Help; Behavioral Therapies
Home-Based Imaginal Desensitisation in Pathological Gambling: Short-Term Outcomes. Behaviour Change, 22(1), 13-21. doi:10.1375/bech.22.1.13.66782Blaszczynski, A., Drobny, J., & Steel, Z.2005
To evaluate the effects of a prerecorded audiocassette version of an imaginal desensitisation procedure designed for home-based use in reducing gambling urges and behaviours on a sample of diagnosed pathological gamblers seeking treatment.
47 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Visual analogue scale ratings of urge, preoccupation and perceived self-control over gambling; Hours gambled per week
FavorableRecord
82
Guided Self-Help; Cognitive-Behavioral
Treatment of pathological gambling using a guided self-change approach. Clinical Case Studies, 6(5), 394-411. doi:10.1177/1534650106293543Lipinski, D., Whelan, J. P., & Meyers, A. W.2007
To describe the treatment of an individual with gambling problems using a 5-session brief and motivationally focused cognitive-behavioral guided self-change approach.
1 individual experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedBaseline
South Oaks Gambling Screen; Massachusetts Adolescent Gambling Screen DSM-IV subscale; Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test; Gamblers’ Beliefs Questionnaire; Gambling Self-Efficacy Questionnaire; Dyadic Adjustment Scale; Number of gambling episodes per month; Total amount wagered per month; Time spent gambling per month
FavorableRecord
83
Guided Self-Help; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Effectiveness of a Self Help Cognitive Behavioural Treatment Program for Problem Gamblers: A Randomised Controlled Trial
Oei, T. P. S., Raylu, N., Lai, W. W.2017
To assess effectiveness of a Self-Help Cognitive Behavioral Treatment program for individuals with gambling problems.
55 individuals seeking treatment for problems with gambling
Randomized Controlled Trial
No treatment
Frequency of gambling, average amount gambled per day; Canadian Problem Gambling Index; Gambling Related Cognitions Scale; Gambling Urge Scale
Favorable
Record
84
Guided Self-Help; Cognitive-Behavioral; Personalized Feedback
The Efficacy of Three Modalities of Internet-Based Psychotherapy for Non-Treatment-Seeking Online Problem Gamblers: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(2), e36-e36. doi:10.2196/jmir.4752Luquiens, A., Tanguy, M.-L., Lagadec, M., Benyamina, A., Aubin, H.-J., & Reynaud, M.2016
To assess the efficacy of three modalities of Internet-based psychotherapies with or without guidance, compared to a control condition, among individuals with problem gambling who play online poker.
992 individuals accessing an online poker playing website and scoring 5 or higher on the Problem Gambling Severity Index
Randomized Controlled TrialNo treatment
Problem Gambling Severity Index; Online player account-based gambling data
Not favorable26878894
85
Medication: AcamprosateAn open-label trial of acamprosate in the treatment of pathological gambling. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 23(4), 250-256.Black, D. W., McNeilly, D. P., Burke, W. J., Shaw, M. C., & Allen, J.2011
To investigate the efficacy and tolerability of acamprosate in treating pathological gambling.
26 individuals meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling and not meeting criteria for depression
Case-basedBaseline
Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale modified for Pathological Gambling; Gambling Severity Assessment Scale
Favorable22073381
86
Medication: Agomelatine
The use of agomelatine (valdoxan) in the treatment of gambling: a pilot study
Egorov, A. Y.2017
To evaluate the efficacy of agomelatine as a treatment for individuals experiencing problems with gambling.
22 individuals meeting ICD-10 F63.0 criteria for pathological gambling.
Non-randomized without experimental assignment
Baseline
Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale modified for Pathological Gambling
Favorable
Record
87
Medication: assortedPharmacotherapy outcome in older pathological gamblers: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 17(1), 9-12. doi:10.1177/0891988703262000Grant, J. E., & Grosz, R.2004
To examine the response to pharmacotherapy in individuals age 60 years and older with pathological gambling.
14 individuals above the age of 60 meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Clinical Global Impressions Scale for Pathological Gambling
Favorable15018691
88
Medication: BupropionBupropion in the treatment of pathological gambling: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, flexible-dose study. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 27(2), 143-150. doi:10.1097/01.jcp.0000264985.25109.25Black, D. W., Arndt, S., Coryell, W. H., Argo, T., Forbush, K. T., Shaw, M. C., . . . Allen, J.llen, J.2007
To test the efficacy of bupropion in the treatment of persons with pathological gambling.
39 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialPlacebo
Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale modified for Pathological Gambling; Gambling Severity Assessment Scale; Clinical Global Impression Improvement and Severity Scales; Global Assessment Scale
Not favorable17414236
89
Medication: CarbamazepineExtended release carbamazepine in the treatment of pathological gambling: An open-label study. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 32(5), 1191-1194. doi:10.1016/j.pnpbp.2008.02.013Black, D. W., Shaw, M. C., & Allen, J.2008
To examine the efficacy and tolerability of extended release carbamazepine in the treatment of pathological gambling.
8 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling and not meeting criteria for depression
Case-basedBaseline
Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale modified for Pathological Gambling
Favorable18436362
90
Medication: CarbamazepineTreatment of pathological gambling with carbamazepine. Pharmacopsychiatry, 27(3), 129-129. doi:10.1055/s-2007-1014292Haller, R., & Hinterhuber, H.1994
To describe the double-blind, placebo-controlled successful treatment (12 weeks for each phase) of an individual with pathological gambling with carbamazepine.
1 individual experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Spielberger's State-Trait-Anxiety-Inventory; Beck Depression Inventory; Clinical Global Impressions scale
Favorable8078954
91
Medication: CitalopramAn open-label study of citalopram in the treatment of pathological gambling. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 63(1), 44-48. doi:10.4088/JCP.v63n0109Zimmerman, M., Breen, R. B., & Posternak, M. A.2002
To evaluate the effectiveness of citalopram in the treatment of pathological gambling.
15 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Clinical Global Impressions scale; Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Pathological Gambling; Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale modified for pathological gambling; Diagnostic Inventory for Depression; Mean amount of money lost during a 2-week interval
Favorable11838625
92
Medication: EcopipamA single-blind study of 'as-needed' ecopipam for gambling disorder. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 26(3), 179-185.Grant, J. E., Odlaug, B. L., Black, D. W., Fong, T., Davtian, M., Chipkin, R., & Kim, S. W.2014
To study examine the efficacy and tolerability of ecopipam in treating gambling disorder.
28 individuals meeting diagnostic criteria for gambling disorder on the Structured Clinical Interview for Pathological Gambling
Case-basedPlacebo
Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Pathological Gambling
Favorable25166480
93
Medication: EscitalopramAn open-label trial of escitalopram in the treatment of pathological gambling. Clinical Neuropharmacology, 30(4), 206-212.Black, D. W., Shaw, M., Forbush, K. T., & Allen, J.2007
To examine the effectiveness and tolerability of escitalopram in the treatment of pathological gambling.
19 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling and not meeting criteria for depression
Case-basedBaseline
Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale modified for Pathological Gambling
Favorable17762317
94
Medication: EscitalopramEscitalopram treatment of pathological gambling with co-occurring anxiety: An open-label pilot study with double-blind discontinuation. International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 21(4), 203-209. doi:10.1097/00004850-200607000-00002Grant, J. E., & Potenza, M. N.2006
To examine the tolerability and efficacy of escitalopram in the treatment of PG with co-occurring anxiety.
13 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling and co-occurring anxiety
Randomized Controlled TrialPlacebo
Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Pathological Gambling; Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale; Clinical Global Impressions scale
Favorable16687991
95
Medication: FluvoxamineA pilot placebo-controlled study of fluvoxamine for pathological gambling. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 14(1), 9-15. doi:10.1023/A:1015215809770Blanco, C., Petkova, E., Ibáñez, A., & Sáiz-Ruiz, J.2002
To evaluate the efficacy of fluvoxamine in the treatment of pathological gambling.
32 individuals meeting DSM-III-R criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialPlacebo
Time and money spent gambling per week
Not favorable12046642
96
Medication: FluvoxamineShort-term single-blind fluvoxamine treatment of pathological gambling. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 155(12), 1781-1783. doi:10.1176/ajp.155.12.1781Hollander, E., DeCaria, C. M., Mari, E., Wong, C. M., Mosovich, S., Grossman, R., & Begaz, T.1998
To assess the efficacy and tolerability of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor fluvoxamine in the treatment of pathological gambling.
16 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedPlacebo
Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Pathological Gambling; Clinical Global Impressions scale
Favorable9842795
97
Medication: LithiumDoes Sustained-Release Lithium Reduce Impulsive Gambling and Affective Instability Versus Placebo in Pathological Gamblers With Bipolar Spectrum Disorders? The American Journal of Psychiatry, 162(1), 137-145. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.162.1.137Hollander, E., Pallanti, S., Allen, A., Sood, E., & Rossi, N. B.2005
To compare sustained-release lithium carbonate to placebo in the treatment of individuals with pathological gambling and bipolar spectrum disorders.
40 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling and bipolar spectrum disorder
Randomized Controlled TrialPlacebo
Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Pathological Gambling; Clinical Global Impressions scale
Favorable15625212
98
Medication: LithiumPathological gambling treated with lithium: The role of assessing temperament. Addictive Behaviors, 39(12), 1911-1913. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.05.016Chaim, C. H., Nazar, B. P., Hollander, E., & Lessa, J. L. M.2014
To present a case where assessment of individual temperament was helpful in treatment selection of lithium for pathological gambling
1 individual meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for pathological gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Self-reported gambling behavior
Favorable25163751
99
Medication: LithiumThe Impact of Comorbidity on the Management of Pathological Gambling. CNS Spectrums, 10(8), 619-621.Dell'Osso, B., & Hollander, E.2005
To present the case of the successful treatment of gambling problems in an individual diagnosed with cylcothymia using lithium.
1 individual experiencing problems with gambling
Case-basedBaseline
Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale modified for Pathological Gambling; Clinical Global Impression
Favorable16041292
100
Medication: Lithium; ValproateLithium and valproate treatment of pathological gambling: A randomized single-blind study. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 63(7), 559-564. doi:10.4088/JCP.v63n0704Pallanti, S., Quercioli, L., Sood, E., & Hollander, E.2002
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of lithium and valproate in nonbipolar pathological gamblers.
42 individuals meeting DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Randomized Controlled TrialBaseline
Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Pathological Gambling
Favorable12143910
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