No 15 (2005)

Special Issue: Proceedings of the 19th annual conference on prevention, research, and treatment of problem gambling. June 23-25, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. National Council on Problem Gambling, Washington, DC, U.S.A.

Table of Contents


The smell of gumbo was in the air...
Preparing the 2005 National Conference on Problem Gambling conference transcripts for publication


Subtypes of problem gamblers
Alex Blaszczynski
The neurobiology of pathological gambling
Jon Grant
A public health perspective
David Korn
Pharmacological approaches
Jon Grant
Using statistics to explore the DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling
Marianna Toce-Gerstein
Problem gambling-Is it in your genes?
Kamini Shah
What is the role of problem gambling help line services?
Jeff Marotta
Improving the measurement of outcomes in problem gambling and treatment research
Tony Toneatto
Theoretical models of pathological gambling
Carlos Blanco
Gambling and environmental issues
Rachel Volberg
Harm reduction, secondary prevention and approaches, and trying to make a machine a safer product
Alex Blaszczynski
Problem gambling certification and training: The issues of applied science
Joanna Franklin
The categorization of pathological gambling and the Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
Richard Rosenthal
The Association of Problem Gambling Service Administrators
Tim Christensen
Brief interventions for problem gambling
David Hodgins
Special populations and treatment for gambling problems
Loreen Rugle
Empirically supported treatment for pathological gamblers
Robert Ladouceur