The relationship between problem gambling and mental and physical health correlates among a nationally representative sample of Canadian women.

  title={The relationship between problem gambling and mental and physical health correlates among a nationally representative sample of Canadian women.},
  author={Tracie O. Afifi and Brian J. Cox and Patricia Joan Martens and Jitender Sareen and Murray W. Enns},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={101 2},
  • T. AfifiB. Cox M. Enns
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique
OBJECTIVES Gambling has become an increasingly common activity among women since the widespread growth of the gambling industry. Currently, our knowledge of the relationship between problem gambling among women and mental and physical correlates is limited. Therefore, important relationships between problem gambling and health and functioning, mental disorders, physical health conditions, and help-seeking behaviours among women were examined using a nationally representative Canadian sample… 

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