Funding for this research was provided by:
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
National Center for Responsible Gaming
State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
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: The authors report no conflicts of interests with respect to the content of this manuscript. Dr. Potenza has received financial support or compensation for the following. Dr. Potenza has consulted for Ironwood, Lundbeck, Shire, INSYS, RiverMend Health, Opiant/Lakelight Therapeutics, and Jazz Pharmaceuticals; has received research support from Mohegan Sun Casino, the National Center for Responsible Gaming, and Pfizer pharmaceuticals; has participated in surveys, mailings or telephone consultations related to drug addiction, impulse control disorders or other health topics; has consulted for law offices and gambling entities on issues related to impulse control disorders; provides clinical care in the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Problem Gambling Services Program; has performed grant reviews for the National Institutes of Health and other agencies; has guest-edited journal sections; has given academic lectures in grand rounds, CME events and other clinical or scientific venues; and has generated books or book chapters for publishers of mental health texts.
: The investigation was conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki, and the study design was approved by the institutional review boards of the West Haven VA in Connecticut and Yale University. Thus, all procedures were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional review boards and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments.