Location

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Roman Ballroom

Start Date

29-5-2013 10:00 AM

End Date

29-5-2013 10:30 AM

Abstract

Background:

Pathological gambling is a prevalent and disabling mental illness, which is frequently associated with mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders. However, there is relatively little data on comorbidity in pathological gambling from low and middle income countries such as South Africa.

Disciplines

Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Mental and Social Health | Psychology | Sociology | Substance Abuse and Addiction

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May 29th, 10:00 AM May 29th, 10:30 AM

Mid-morning Break and Poster Sessions: Clinical Profile and Psychiatric Co-Morbidity of Treatment-Seeking Individuals With Pathological Gambling

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Roman Ballroom

Background:

Pathological gambling is a prevalent and disabling mental illness, which is frequently associated with mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders. However, there is relatively little data on comorbidity in pathological gambling from low and middle income countries such as South Africa.