A pathways model of problem and pathological gambling.

@article{Blaszczynski2002APM,
  title={A pathways model of problem and pathological gambling.},
  author={Alexander Blaszczynski and Lia Nower},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={
          487-99
        }
}
At the moment, there is no single conceptual theoretical model of gambling that adequately accounts for the multiple biological, psychological and ecological variables contributing to the development of pathological gambling. Advances in this area are hampered by imprecise definitions of pathological gambling, failure to distinguish between gambling problems and problem gamblers and a tendency to assume that pathological gamblers form one, homogeneous population with similar psychological… Expand

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