Year: 2001 Source: Gambling Research Newsletter, v.1, no.8, (April 2001), p.8-10 SIEC No: 20052133

This article examines what current research says about an association between gambling, suicide, & suicide ideation. The question of whether causal links can be established between gambling problems & death by suicide is also addressed. Specifically, the research areas covered are: studies of problem gambling populations; broader population studies Ð particularly those populations in proximity to casinos; & studies of those who have either died by suicide or contemplated death by suicide. (LC) (14 refs)