A Mutual Support Group for Young Problem Gamblers

@article{Binde2011AMS,
  title={A Mutual Support Group for Young Problem Gamblers},
  author={Per Binde},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={524-536}
}
  • Per Binde
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction
A Swedish mutual support group for young problem gamblers is described and discussed. During the study period, 116 weekly meetings occurred, usually involving six to ten participants; in total, 69 problem gamblers (66 male and three female), aged 17–25, and 23 partners and friends attended the meetings. Half the gamblers had problems with Internet poker, one fifth with electronic gambling machines, and the rest with other forms of gambling and computer gaming. Nearly half the problem gamblers… Expand

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