TITLE

Governments' conflict of interest in treating problem gamblers

AUTHOR(S)
Andresen, Margot
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/7/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 10, p1191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on social and health issues related to gambling, which is a major source of revenue for the government of Canada. Public advocacy and mental health organizations suggest in favor of alcohol and gaming regulation, call for research into the prevalence of depression and suicide among problem gamblers, and caution the government against the fallout.
ACCESSION #
22907639

 

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