Gambling, Social Disorganisation and Deprivation

  title={Gambling, Social Disorganisation and Deprivation},
  author={Lorna Dyall},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
The harms associated with the proliferation of gambling opportunities is increasingly being researched and documented as part of a public health approach to reduce gambling related harm in many countries. New Zealand has had a history of gambling for just under 200 years with the behaviour introduced by new settlers to New Zealand and the indigenous population around 1840. This paper proposes that gambling contributes to the social disorganisation and social deprivation of many communities and… CONTINUE READING