Problem Gambling Information Resources

ECPG has compiled a host of research studies, presentations, and other helpful information about gambling addiction. Need the latest studies on problem gambling in Washington State? Interested in learning about the nation’s only Gambling Court? Interested in PowerPoint presentations on Problem Gambling? You’ll find it all here, at your fingertips.

Print Materials for Washington State:

PowerPoint Presentations:

Youth Program Slides

Recommended Reading:

GENERAL AUDIENCE

When Luck Runs Out: Help for Compulsive Gamblers and Their Families by Robert L. Custler, New York: Facts on File (1985)

Behind the Eight-Ball: A Guide for Families of Gamblers by Berman & Siegel, New York, NY: Simon & Schuster (1992)

Losing Your Shirt: Recovery for Compulsive Gamblers and Their Families by M. Heineman, Center City, MN: Hazelden (1992)

When Someone You Love Gambles by M. Heineman, Center City, MN: Hazelden (1993)

This must be hell: A look at Pathological Gambling by H. Humphrey, NY: Writers Club Press (2000)

Financial Issues for Loved Ones of Problem Gamblers, Denver, CO: National Council on Problem Gambling and National Endowment for Financial Education (2000)

TREATMENT PROVIDERS

Understanding Compulsive Gambling by H. Lesieur, Center City, MN: Hazelden (1993)

In the Shadow of Chance: The Pathological Gambler by Julian I. Taber, Bluffton, SC: ExGambler Services (2001)

Pathological Gambling: A Clinical Guide to Treatment by Grant & Potenza, Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. (2004)

Pathological Gambling: Etiology, Comorbidity, and Treatment by Nancy Petry, Washington DC: American Psychological Association (2005)

Studies:

GAMBLING AND PROBLEM GAMBLING AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN WASHINGTON STATE: A REPLICATION STUDY, 1993 TO 1999 Rachel A. Volberg, Ph.D., W. Lamar Moore, M.S.

GAMBLING AND PROBLEM GAMBLING IN WASHINGTON STATE: A REPLICATION STUDY, 1992 TO 1998 Rachel A. Volberg, Ph.D., W. Lamar Moore, M.S.

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