Why don't adolescent gamblers seek treatment?

GRIFFITHS, M.D., 2001. Why don't adolescent gamblers seek treatment? Electronic Journal of Gambling Issues: eGambling (EJGI), 5. ISSN 1494-5185

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Abstract

Surveys have consistently shown that the prevalence rates for problematic gambling are higher in adolescents than for adults. Given this finding, why is it that so few adolescents, compared to adults, enrol in treatment programs? This paper outlines ten speculative reasons why this situation exists. The possible reasons why adolescent problem gamblers don't seek treatment include the following:

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Electronic Journal of Gambling Issues: eGambling (EJGI)
Creators: Griffiths, M.D.
Publisher: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Place of Publication: Toronto
Date: 2001
Volume: 5
ISSN: 1494-5185
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:35
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:33
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15130

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