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Problem gambling and family violence: Prevalence and patterns in treatment-seekers

Dowling, Nicki A; Jackson, Alun C; Suomi, Aino; Lavis, Tiffany; Thomas , Shane A; Patford, Janet; Harvey, Peter; Battersby, M; Koziol-McLain, Jane; Abbott, Max; Bellringer, Maria E


The primary aim of this study was to explore the prevalence and patterns of family violence in treatment-seeking problem gamblers. Secondary aims were to identify the prevalence of problem gambling in a family violence victimisation treatment sample and to explore the relationship between problem gambling and family violence in other treatment-seeking samples. Clients from 15 Australian treatment services were systematically screened for problem gambling using the Brief Bio-Social Gambling...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Addictive Behaviors
DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.07.006


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