The Downside: Problem and Pathological Gambling

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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