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Treatment seeking among Ontario problem gamblers: Results of a population survey

Suurvali, Helen; Hodgins, David; Toneatto, Tony; Cunningham, John


Objective: This study examined help seeking for gambling concerns among people with different levels of gambling problems. Methods: Ontario adults who had gambled more than $100 (N=4,217) and who screened positive for a possible gambling problem (N= 1,205) were classified according to gambling problem severity and asked about their experiences with gambling treatment. Results: Only 6% of gamblers had ever accessed a service, including a self-help group or self-help materials. With self-help...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychiatric Services
DOI: 10.1176/


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