Professional and Pathological Gamblers: Similarities and Differences

@article{Weinstock2012ProfessionalAP,
  title={Professional and Pathological Gamblers: Similarities and Differences},
  author={Jeremiah Weinstock and Carrie E. Massura and Nancy M Petry},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={205-216}
}
Although much recent research has focused on the gambling practices and psychosocial functioning of pathological gamblers, few investigations have examined the characteristics of professional gamblers. The current project sought to address this gap in the literature by conducting a quantitative comparison of professional and pathological gamblers. Pathological gamblers were recruited and balanced with professional gamblers on demographic variables and preferred gambling activity. A total of 22… CONTINUE READING

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