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South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS)
The instrument is freely available here: South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS)
Supplemental: Parkinson's Disease (PD)
Short Description of Instrument
The South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS) is a 20-item self-rated screening questionnaire based on DSM-III criteria for pathological gambling. The SOGS is the most commonly used instrument to screen for pathological or problem gambling in the general population.
The SOGS has 20 items that are scored 0 or 1, with a total score of 1-4 suggesting problem gambling and a score =5 suggesting pathological gambling.
Lesieur HR, Blume SB. The South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS): A new instrument for the identification of pathological gamblers. Am J Psychiatry 1987;144:1184-1188.


Document last updated February 2018