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Journal of Gambling Studies

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 99–108 | Cite as

Follow-up of male pathological gamblers after treatment: The relationship of intellectual variables to relapse

  • Richard A. McCormick
  • Julian I. Taber
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Abstract

Male pathological gamblers entering a comprehensive treatment program were followed-up for twelve months after treatment completion. Twelve month follow-up was obtained for 45 of the 66 patients entering treatment. Total abstinence was reported by 55% (n=25) of the patients located for twelve month follow-up. A relationship was found between abstinence at six month follow-up and selected subscales of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, performance scale. The implications of these findings for sub-typing gamblers are discussed.

Keywords

Treatment Program Pathological Gambler Performance Scale Comprehensive Treatment Intelligence Scale 
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© Human Sciences Press 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. McCormick
    • 1
  • Julian I. Taber
    • 2
  1. 1.Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical CenterPsychology ServiceBrecksville
  2. 2.Department of Veterans Affairs Medical CenterPsychology ServiceWhite City

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