Truth About gambling, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1438136277
  • ISBN-13: 9781438136271
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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The TRUTH ABOUT GAMBLING takes an in-depth look at gambling, providing useful facts on its history, related social and legal issues, and current facts and figures. This accessible new A-to-Z guide features up-to-date information in a user-friendly format. Entries include: Addiction and gambling, Binge gambling, Depression and gambling, Help for gamblers, History of gambling, Internet and online gambling, The law and gambling, Prevention and intervention, Risk-taking, Social gambling.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Illustrations.
How to Use this Book.
Adolescent Gambling: Risking the Future.
1: Addiction and Gambling.
2: Adolescents and Gambling.
3: Advertising and Gambling.
4: Alcohol, Drugs, and Gambling.
5: Binge Gambling.
6: Crime and Gambling.
7: Depression and Pathological Gambling.
8: Family Life and Gambling.
9: Gambling, History of.
10: Gender and Gambling.
11: Help for Gamblers.
12: Internet and Online Gambling, the.
13: Intervention.
14: Law and Gambling, the.
15: Money Problems and Gambling.
16: Online Gambling.
17: Peer Pressure and Gambling.
18: Prevention and Intervention.
19: Protective Factors.
20: Public Health Issues and Gambling.
21: Risk Taking and Gambling.
22: School and Work Performance and Gambling.
23: Social Gambling.
24: Sports Gambling.
25: Suicide and Gambling.
26: Types of Gambling.
27: Underage Gambling.
28: Video Game Playing.
29: Youth at Special Risk.
Hotlines and Help Sites.