South Oaks Gambling Screen – Revised for Adolescents (SOGS-RA)
Winters‚ Stinchfield‚ & Fulkerson‚ 1993
Do you gamble? YES NO (If no‚ STOP here)
In the past 12 months…
1. How often have you gone back another day to try to win back the money you lost?
2. When you were betting‚ have you ever told others you were winning money when you really weren’t?
3. Has your betting caused problems for you such as arguments with family and friends?
4. Have you ever gambled more than you had planned to?
5. Has anyone criticized your betting or told you that you had a gambling problem?
6. Have you ever felt bad about the amount you bet or about what happens when you bet money?
7. Have you ever felt that you would like to stop betting money but didn’t think you could?
8. Have you ever hidden any betting slips‚ I.O.U.s‚ lottery tickets‚ money that you’ve won‚ or other signs of gambling from family or friends?
9. Have you had arguments with family and friends because of the money you spend on gambling?
10. Have you borrowed money to bet and not paid it back?
11. Have you ever skipped or been absent from school or work due to betting activities?
12. Have you borrowed money or stolen something in order to bet or to cover gambling debts?
This instrument can be found on page 41 of Life Skills‚ Mathematical Reasoning and Critical Thinking: Curriculum for the Prevention of Problem Gambling. Available online at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18095146
Every time/ Most of the time/ Some of the time/ Never
Winters‚ K. C.‚ Stinchfield‚ R. D.‚ & Fulkerson‚ J. (1993). Toward the development of an adolescent gambling severity scale. Journal of Gambling Studies‚9(1)‚ 63-84.
Kuentzel‚ J.G. & Henderson‚ J.M. Preliminary evidence of social desirability effects on South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS) scores. Poster presented at the 2002meeting of the Center for Responsible Gambling‚ Las Vegas‚ Nevada.
Macdonald. John‚ Turner. Nigel‚ Somerset. Matthew. (2008). Life Skills‚ Mathematical Reasoning and Critical Thinking: Curriculum for the Prevention of Problem Gambling. Final Report to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.