Children of Gamblers Anonymous members

  title={Children of Gamblers Anonymous members},
  author={H. Lesieur and Jerome Rothschild},
  journal={Journal of gambling behavior},
One hundred and five children of Gamblers Anonymous (GA) members and pathological gamblers in treatment were surveyed concerning behavioral, psychological, and emotional problems as well as parental use of violence. The results were compared with control groups and Jacobs' study of high school students who reported they were children of compulsive gamblers. Children of known pathological gamblers were less likely to admit to moderate or heavy use of cocaine/crack and less likely to gamble more… Expand

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