Developing and Evaluating Effectiveness of a Reinstatement Tutorial
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02056314|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 5, 2014
Last Update Posted : May 14, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Problem Gambling||Other: electronic tutorial Other: brochure||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||260 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Developing and Evaluating Effectiveness of a Reinstatement Tutorial|
|Study Start Date :||February 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2018|
Active Comparator: brochure
The participants will be given a brochure that describes problem gambling and recommends methods of staying in control of gambling such as coping skills.
The brochure is the current means of informing people about the risks of problem gambling. It includes information about problem gambling and help resources.
Experimental: electronic tutorial
The participants will be given an electronic tutorial that will explain how to stay in control of their gambling including information about coping skills, warning signs, and information about myths related to gambling.
Other: electronic tutorial
The electronic tutorial will provide information to the participants about the nature of gambling, and how to protect themselves against the risks of problem gambling including information on coping skills, and myths associated with gambling.
- Gambling frequency [ Time Frame: 6 months ]The frequency with which the person is gambling will be used to determine if they are gambling problematically.
- Gambling cravings [ Time Frame: 6 months ]This will be measured using the Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02056314
|Centre for Addiction and Mental Health|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 2S1|
|Principal Investigator:||Nigel E. Turner, Ph.D.||Centre for Addiction and Mental Health|