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The Prevalence of Problem Gambling in a Secure Treatment Facility for Psychiatrically Disordered Offenders

The Prevalence of Problem Gambling in a Secure Treatment Facility for Psychiatrically Disordered Offenders

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  1. The Prevalence of Problem Gambling in a Secure Treatment Facility for Psychiatrically Disordered Offenders Liam E. Marshall 1 2 Michelle Wallace 2 & Brian Kerr 2 1 Rockwood Psychological Services 2 Royal Ottawa Health Care Group – Secure Treatment Unit www.rockwoodpsyc.com liam@rockwoodpsyc.com

  2. Introduction • The STU • Current Study on prevalence of pathological gambling in STU residents • Implications for treatment and future research

  3. Transinsitutionalization Per 100 000 in the US Harcourt BE. From the asylum to the prison: rethinking the incarceration revolution. Texas Law Review 2000; 84:1751-1786.

  4. Pathological Gambling in Psychiatrically Disordered Offenders at the Secure Treatment Unit • N = 88 • M Age = 34.54, SD = 11.60, Range 18-79 • All serving sentence s of <2 years (Mean = 324.5 days) • Number of diagnosis of Pathological Gambling prior to study: 0

  5. Results

  6. Prevalence - South Oaks

  7. Prevalence - CPGI

  8. Prevalence – Gamblers Anonymous Screen

  9. Results cont.

  10. Agreement between measures

  11. Summary • Somewhere between 1/5 and 1/3 of patients at the STU have a severe enough gambling problem to warrant intervention • Further research needed on gambling problems in mentally ill prisoners – in particular, further psychometric examination of measures • Need for a brief intervention for gambling problems

  12. The Prevalence of Problem Gambling in a Secure Treatment Facility for Psychiatrically Disordered Offenders Liam E. Marshall 1 2 Michelle Wallace 2 & Brian Kerr 2 1 Rockwood Psychological Services 2 Royal Ottawa Health Care Group – Secure Treatment Unit www.rockwoodpsyc.com liam@rockwoodpsyc.com