Internet gambling is common in college students and associated with poor mental health.

@article{Petry2007InternetGI,
  title={Internet gambling is common in college students and associated with poor mental health.},
  author={Nancy M Petry and Jeremiah Weinstock},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={325-30}
}
This study evaluated prevalence of Internet gambling and its association with pathological gambling and mental health status in college students. The South Oaks Gambling Screen and General Health Questionnaire were administered to 1356 undergraduates, and 23% reported ever gambling on the Internet, with 6.3% reporting Internet gambling weekly. Almost two-thirds (61.6%) of regular Internet gamblers were pathological gamblers, compared with 23.9% of infrequent Internet gamblers and 5.0% of non… CONTINUE READING

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