Problem gambling and family violence: family member reports of prevalence, family impacts and family coping

Aino Suomi, Alun C Jackson, Nicki Andrea Dowling, Tiffany Lavis, Janet Lynn Patford, Shane Thomas, Peter Harvey, Max Abbott, Maria Emiko Bellringer, Jane Koziol-McLain, Sue Cockman

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Abstract

There exists only a small number of empirical studies investigating the patterns of family violence in problem gambling populations, although some evidence exists that intimate partner violence and child abuse are among the most severe interpersonal correlates of problem gambling. The current article reports on the Australian arm of a large-scale study of the patterns and prevalence of co-occurrence of family violence and problem gambling in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 15
Number of pages15
JournalAsian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health
Volume3
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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