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Master's Dissertation
DOI
10.11606/D.5.2009.tde-08032010-144744
Document
Author
Full name
Cecilia Galetti
E-mail
Institute/School/College
Knowledge Area
Date of Defense
Published
São Paulo, 2009
Supervisor
Committee
Tavares, Hermano (President)
Andrade, Arthur Guerra de
Harari, Angelina
Title in Portuguese
Perfil sócio-demográfico, comportamento de jogo e variáveis associadas do jogador patológico idoso que procurou tratamento
Keywords in Portuguese
Comportamento de risco
Jogo patológico
Saúde mental
Tratamento
Abstract in Portuguese
O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar o perfil sócio-demográfico, comportamento de jogo e variáveis associadas nos jogadores patológicos idosos. Realizou-se uma entrevista semi-estruturada com 586 pacientes que procuraram tratamento específico para jogo. Jogadores idosos (51) comparados com os adultos (535) apresentam características sociais típicas da idade que podem deixá-los vulneráveis ao jogo. Idosos começam a jogar mais tarde, desenvolvem mais lentamente a doença e apresentam menor gravidade do quadro clínico o que sugere um melhor prognóstico. Nos jogadores idosos existem dois subgrupos: os de início de jogo precoce ou início tardio. Os de início precoce começaram a jogar no início da vida adulta e são em sua maioria homens. Jogadores patológicos idosos necessitam de abordagens específicas de ajuda
Title in English
Social-demographic profile, gambling behavior and associated variables of elderly pathological gamblers treatment-seeking
Keywords in English
Elderly
Mental health
Pathological gambling
Risk-taking
Treatment
Abstract in English
The objective of this study was evaluate the social-demographic profile, gambling behavior and associated variables of elderly pathological gamblers. A half-structuralized interview with 586 patients, who had sought specific treatment for gambling, was done. Aged gamblers (51) compared with adults (53) present typical social characteristics of ageing that may make them vulnerable to gamble. They start to gamble later, develop the disease much more slowly and present lower severity of clinical features suggesting a better prognosis. There are two groups concerning aged gamblers: early or later onset of gambling. Early onset start gamble at the beginning of adult life and they are most likely to be male. The elderly pathological gamblers need specific boarding of aid and suggest one better prognostic
 
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Publishing Date
2010-03-15
 
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