Criminal Behavior Associated with Pathological Gambling

  title={Criminal Behavior Associated with Pathological Gambling},
  author={Gerhard Meyer and Michael A. Stadler},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
The influence of addictive gambling behavior on criminal behavior was examined in this study. A sample of pathological gamblers from in- and outpatient treatment centers and self-help groups (n = 300) and a sample of high and low frequency gamblers from the general population and army (n = 274) completed a comprehensive questionnaire which assessed social attachment, personality, pathological gambling and criminal behavior variables. The causal analysis of a Lisrel Model leads to the following… CONTINUE READING


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