In Excess

Gambling, Gaming and Extreme Behavior

Opportunity Knocks

Environmental factors such as exposure are known to impact on problem gambling. With most drug addictions, different parameters of exposure are typically examined including dose, potency and duration. In gambling situations, it is much more difficult to quantify social and behavioural exposures. But does accessibility to gambling influence rates of problem gambling? 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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