Exploring Facets of Personality and Escapism in Pathological Gamblers

@article{Reid2011ExploringFO,
  title={Exploring Facets of Personality and Escapism in Pathological Gamblers},
  author={Rory C. Reid and Desiree S. Li and Jean Lopez and Michael Collard and Iman Parhami and Reef Karim and Timothy W. Fong},
  journal={Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={60 - 74}
}
  • R. ReidD. Li T. Fong
  • Published 23 February 2011
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions
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