Internet gambling: an emerging concern in family practice medicine?

  title={Internet gambling: an emerging concern in family practice medicine?},
  author={Nancy M Petry},
  journal={Family practice},
  volume={23 4},
BACKGROUND Gambling problems are rarely brought to the attention of family practice physicians, but pathological gambling can be associated with poor emotional and physical health. Recent availability and easy accessibility of Internet gambling may be associated with pathological gambling status, and Internet gambling may confer health risks. OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the prevalence of Internet gambling, its association with pathological gambling, and the relationship between Internet… CONTINUE READING


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