Problem-Gambling Severity and Psychiatric Disorders among American-Indian/Alaska Native Adults

Little is known about the association between problem-gambling severity and psychiatric disorders among American-Indian/Alaska-Native (AI/AN) individuals. Thus, we examined these factors among a nationally representative sample of AI/AN and other American adults in the USA.

Method

Using the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC) data, we conducted separate Wald tests and multinomial logistic regression analyses comparing AI/AN to black/African American, white/Caucasian, and all other racial/ethnic groups, respectively…

Source: Kong, G., Smith, P. H., Pilver, C., Hoff, R., & Potenza, M. N. (2015). Problem-Gambling Severity and Psychiatric Disorders among American-Indian/Alaska Native Adults. Journal of Psychiatric Research.

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