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Prevalence and risks of pathological gambling in Sweden
Results from the first national survey of problem gambling completed in Sweden are presented, which shows a clear decline in the number of people with problem gambling in Sweden. Expand
The New Zealand national survey of problem and pathological gambling
The results of the two-phase study in New Zealand show that problem gamblers in different countries are remarkably similar in demographic terms as well as with regard to other risk factors associated with problematic gambling involvement. Expand
Gambling and Problem Gambling Among Recently Sentenced Women in New Zealand Prisons
Most women were “criminals first and problem gamblers second” rather than people whose offending careers commenced as a consequence of problem gambling, which highlights the potential for comprehensive assessment and treatment programs in prison to reduce recidivism and other adverse impacts of problem betting and gambling-related offending. Expand
Do EGMs and Problem Gambling go together like a Horse and Carriage
It is widely believed that increased gambling exposure, particularly to electronic gaming machines (EGMs) and other 'continuous' forms, leads to a rise in gambling-related harms including problemExpand
The Measurement of Adult Problem and Pathological Gambling
This paper presents a critical overview of measures used to assess adult problem gambling in clinical settings and general population research. Particular consideration is given to the challenges inExpand
Conceptual Framework of Harmful Gambling: An International Collaboration
Permission to include report in repository granted by Gary O’Connor, Chief Executive Officer, ONTARIO PROBLEM GAMBLING RESEARCH CENTRE on April 8, 2013.
Gambling and Problem Gambling among Recently Sentenced Male Prisoners in Four New Zealand Prisons
Gambling-related offending increased with problem gambling severity, however, only five percent of problem gamblers said their early offending was gambling-related, and the large majority reported other types of offending at this time. Expand
Postnatal depressive symptoms among Pacific mothers in Auckland: prevalence and risk factors.
The prevalence of depressive symptoms among Pacific mothers is at the upper end of the range typically reported, and the findings have implications for prevention and treatment and caution against assuming homogeneity within ethnic categories. Expand
Depression in Older Chinese Migrants to Auckland
Significant numbers of older Chinese migrants appear to be depressed or at risk for depression and, while participants with depressive symptoms consulted general practitioners more than their counterparts without such symptoms, they reported greater difficulty in accessing health services. Expand