Problem And Pathological Gambling
480 Pages, 6.2 x 9.2 in
- Published: July 1, 2002
As attitudes toward gambling have changed—as more and more jurisdictions have turned to legalized gambling as a means to create jobs, stimulate investment, shore up tax revenues, and provide new forms of recreation for their citizens—the incidence of problem and pathological gambling has increased. Problem gambling has become viewed less as a behavioral aberration than as a serious and undesirable bi-product of an otherwise acceptable activity. This volume brings together some of the world's leading authorities on treatment approaches to problem and pathological gambling.