Deadline: 1 September 2014
All interested organizations are invited to submit application for Research on Gambling Disorders offered by The National Center for Responsible Gaming. The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that has served as the only national, private funder of scientific research on gambling disorders in the United States since 1996.
The objective of this program is to increase understanding of pathological and youth gambling and find effective methods of treatment for the disorder.
Selected organization will be awarded up to $30,000 seed grant to conduct the research.
- Prevention of gambling disorders
- Outcome research on behavioral and pharmacological treatment strategies
- Decision-making and neuro-economics
- The impact of new gaming technology on gambling and gambling disorders
- Gambling among minorities, especially Native Americans, and issues of health disparities
- Impact of DSM-5 changes on measurement, screening and diagnosis of gambling disorders
- Biogenetic vulnerabilities to gambling disorders
- Animal models
- Gambling among the elderly and emerging adults
- Domestic or international, public or private, non-profit or for-profit organizations are eligible to apply for NCRG funding. The Principal Investigator must have a Ph.D., M.D. or other terminal degree.
For more information, visit NCRG.