Problem gambling is a perennial issue frequently reported in the media. It is estimated that almost 1% of the adult population in the UK has experienced some form of problem gambling, with similar figures for other developed countries. There are few books that offer an in-depth overview of the research into problem gambling. This volume fills this gap by bringing together international experts to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date resource that describes the state of the art of problem gambling research from the fundamental cognitive processes involved, to preventative methods and the most effective treatments for those for whom problem gambling is a reality.Gambling as an escape Interviews suggest that a subgroup of problem gamblers mainly play to escape from problems in their lives ... (2008), questionnaire studieshave found aconsistent link between impulsivityandproblem gambling.
|Author||:||Fernand Gobet, Marvin Schiller|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-10-29|