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The Downside: Problem and Pathological Gambling (Institute of Gambling & Commercial Gaming)

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Description for The Downside: Problem and Pathological Gambling (Institute of Gambling & Commercial Gaming) Hardcover. This text gives information on the new status of gambling and the issues that arise with the existence of legal commercial gaming. It includes contributions from some of the world's leading authorities on theory and teatment approaches to problem and pathological gambling. Editor(s): Eadington, William R.; Cornelius, Judy A. Series: Institute of Gambling & Commercial Gaming S. Num Pages: 700 pages. BIC Classification: JFFH; MJN; MMJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230. .
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

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Univ of Nevada Pr
Condition
New
Number of Pages
700
Place of Publication
Reno, United States
ISBN
9780942828399
SKU
V9780942828399
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Ref
99-3

About
Jeff Marotta, PhD, is the Problem Gambling Services Manager in the Oregon Addictions & Mental Health Division. Judy Cornelius has been the Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming at the University of Nevada, Reno since its formation in 1989. She has served as the Conference Coordinator of the International Conferences on Gambling ... Read more

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