TOP 10 Gambling comorbidities

The first systematic review and meta-analysis to determine prevalence rates of comorbid mental  disorders among treatment-seeking problem gamblers found about three-quarters of them were affected by at least one. 

The finding, based on pooled data from 36 studies, suggested gamblers seeking treatment should be routinely screened and treated for psychiatric conditions, the researchers said.

Aust NZ J Psychiatry 2015; online 3