TITLE

WHY BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS SHOULD STUDY GAMBLING BEHAVIOR

AUTHOR(S)
Dixon, Mark R.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Analysis of Gambling Behavior;2007, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The field of behavior analysis has been applied to solve many problems facing our society. Differential allocation of behavioral research to certain applied problems has resulted in positive changes in those areas while other areas remain underserved. Problem and pathological gambling are areas of concern in our society which have been minimally addressed by behavior analysts. Reasons for the underrepresentation of research in gambling are discussed and possible solutions to foster a behavioral understanding of and treatment for problem gamblers are presented.
ACCESSION #
31436610

 

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