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Motivators for resolving or seeking help for gambling problems: A review of the empirical literature

Suurvali, Helen; Hodgins, David; Cunningham, John


This literature review summarizes recent empirical research on the reasons disordered gamblers try, through treatment or otherwise, to resolve or reduce their gambling problems. Relevant databases and bibliographies were searched for English-language studies, published since 1998, that asked gamblers themselves about motivators for action. Found were ten studies addressing reasons for trying to resolve or reduce gambling problems, five addressing reasons for seeking help and four addressing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Gambling Studies
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-009-9151-y


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