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Gambling Among Offenders: Results From an Australian Survey

Lahn, Julie


This article outlines the results of a recent Australian survey of gambling, problem gambling, and gambling-related crimes among offenders. The research found that 34% of participant offenders had some form of gambling problem. This figure is 18 times higher than that found in the general population in the same Australian location. Many problem gamblers identified in the survey had not sought help for gambling and felt they didn't have a problem or were in control of their gambling. In...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Criminology
DOI: 10.1177/0306624X04270790


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