Top 10 clincial trials for gambling addictions

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services keeps a running database of clinical trials. So we’ve isolated the most current clinical trials currently recruiting to treat gambling addiction. If you’re ready to be a guinea pig, check out the clinicaltrials.gov site for more great information on new therapies for addiction treatment.

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Title: Acamprosate in the Treatment of Pathological Gambling
Conditions: Pathological Gambling Disorder
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00571103
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Title: Descriptive Study of a French Sample of “at Risk” and Pathological Gamblers
Conditions: Pathological Gambling
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00360321
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Title: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Studies in
Pathological Gambling (PG) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Conditions: Pathological Gambling; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00211822
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Title: A Pilot SMART Design for Pathological Gamblers
Conditions: Pathological Gambling
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00685724

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Title: Effectiveness of Sertraline in Treating Pathological
Gamblers With a Diagnosis of Alcohol Dependence – 1
Conditions: Alcoholism; Gambling
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00249431
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Title: Brief Therapies for Problem Gambling Substance Abusers
Conditions: Gambling
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00685048

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Title: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pathological Gambling
Conditions: Pathological Gambling
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00337753

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Title: Impulsivity in Pathological Gambling
Conditions: Pathological Gambling
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00580567

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Title: Memantine Treatment Study of Pathological Gambling
Conditions: Pathological Gambling
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00585169
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Title: Detecting a Reward Signal in the Motor Cortex
Conditions: Healthy
Link: http://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT00422071
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About the author
Lee Weber is a published author, medical writer, and woman in long-term recovery from addiction. Her latest book, The Definitive Guide to Addiction Interventions is set to reach university bookstores in early 2019.
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