Year: 1998 Source: AAS Newslink, v.24, no.1, (Spring 1998), p.16-17 SIEC No: 19980016

This excerpt from the SIEC Current Awareness Bulletin discusses the incidence of gambling, provides definitions of compulsive/pathological & problem gambling, & outlines symptoms which may indicate a compulsive gambling disorder. A brief review of the research literature on the association of gambling & suicidal behaviours is included. Signs of a gambling problem are listed & sources of help for problem gamblers are provided.