TITLE

A test of the false positive bias hypothesis

AUTHOR(S)
Gambino, Blasé; Gambino, Blasé
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Gambling Studies;Spring2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
An evaluation of the hypothesis that adolescent gamblers are biased toward the production of false positive responses proposed by Derevensky et al. was tested. The results of secondary analysis of available data supported the hypothesis for items on the South Oaks Gambling Screen and items from the DSM-IV screening instrument. The conclusions were presented as tentative in view of the modest sizes of the observed effects. A number of limitations to the analysis are also described.
ACCESSION #
24944327

 

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