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Gambling, Gaming and Extreme Behavior

It’s In the Game, or Is It?

A few weeks ago, I published a paper arguing that the type of game that people gamble on is irrelevant in the acquisition, development, and maintenance of pathological gambling. The most important factors along with individual susceptibility and risk factors of the individual gambler are the structural characteristics relating to the speed and frequency of game. Read More

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Dr. Mark Griffiths is a Chartered Psychologist and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit in the Psychology Division at Nottingham Trent University (UK).

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