“The Development of a Diagnostic Gambling Assessment – The GAM-IV”

Principal Investigator: Renee Cunningham-Williams, Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis
Awarded $112,021 in 1999

Aim: Develop and test a new assessment instrument for gambling disorder. The grant provided seed money that helped the lead investigator secure funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute of Mental Health.

Cunningham-Williams, R.M., & Cottler, L. B. (2001). The epidemiology of pathological gambling. Seminars in Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 6, 155-166.

Cunningham-Williams, R.M., Cottler, L.B., & Womack, S.B. (2004). Epidemiology. In J.E. Grant and M.N. Potenza, Pathological gambling: A clinical guide to treatment, American Psychiatric Press, 25-36.

Cunningham-Williams, R.M., Grucza, R., Cottler, L.B., Womack, S.B., Books, S.J., Przybeck, T., Spitznagel, E.L., & Cloninger, R. (2005). Prevalence of pathological gambling among St. Louis area household residents. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 39, 377-90.

Year: 1999
Type: Project Grants