Journal of Gambling Studies

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 213–223 | Cite as

Revising the South Oaks Gambling Screen in different settings

  • Henry R. Lesieur
  • Sheila B. Blume
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Abstract

The South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS), a validated, reliable instrument for detecting gambling problems, and the South Oaks Leisure Activities Screen (SOLAS), a companion screening tool for use with significant others, have been employed in a variety of settings and in several languages. This paper focuses on adapting the SOGS for use in various cultures and localities, discusses the authors' 1992 revision of the SOGS, and includes both the revised SOGS and the SOLAS.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry R. Lesieur
    • 1
  • Sheila B. Blume
    • 2
  1. 1.Illinois State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.South Oaks Institute of Alcoholism and Addictive Behavior StudiesAmityville

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