TITLE

JUEGO PATOLÓGICO Y DEPENDENCIA DEL ALCOHOL EN UNA MUESTRA DE TRABAJADORES Y ESTUDIANTES UNIVERSITARIOS: PREVALENCIAS, INTERRELACIONES Y DIFERENCIAS DE GÉNERO

AUTHOR(S)
RUIZ PÉREZ, JOSÉ IGNACIO
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Psychologia;ene-jun2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The aim of this research was to know pathological gambling prevalence in a Colombian people, relationships between pathological gambling and alcohol drinking problems, and to explore differences between men and women. A university students and adult workers non-randomized sample (n=150) answered the South Oaks Gambling Screen -SOGS- and the Brief Questionnaire on Alcohol Dependence, several questions on gaming patterns and social and demographic background. Results showed that, according to SOGS scores, 13.4% of men and a 1.3% of women were classified as pathological gamblers, and women reported a lower gambling frequencies than a direct correlation was founded between both drinking and pathological symptomatology, but men showed a stronger relationship between this indicators. Also, gambling debts were correlated with SOGS scores for men, and with gambling frequency for women.
ACCESSION #
97292184

 

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