Illegal behaviors in problem gambling: analysis of data from a gambling helpline.

@article{Potenza2000IllegalBI,
  title={Illegal behaviors in problem gambling: analysis of data from a gambling helpline.},
  author={Marc N. Potenza and Marvin A. Steinberg and Susan D McLaughlin and Bruce James Rounsaville and Stephanie S O'Malley},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={389-403}
}
Problem gambling behaviors, particularly the most severe form, which is pathological gambling (PG), represent an emerging public health problem. Compared with the general population, individuals with problem gambling are more likely to have reports of legal issues, including commission of crimes, arrest, and incarceration. The goal of the present study is to examine the characteristics of individuals seeking help for gambling problems with regard to reports of illegal behavior secondary to… CONTINUE READING
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