Psychology & Psychiatry

How do signs of problem gambling differ in men and women?

Men and women experiencing problems with gaming machines (slot machines) display the same signs that their habit is out of control. However, the two sexes differ in how they handle the distress that accompanies their addiction. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Gambling addiction influenced by room design

Rooms where gambling machines are tightly clumped in ways that discourage social interaction are more likely to result in heavy and problematic gambling, according to an Auckland gambling addiction expert.

Addiction

Gamblers more prone to violent behavior

Men who gamble are more likely to act violently towards others, with the most addicted gamblers the most prone to serious violence, new research has shown.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Better info needed for gamblers on self exclusion

A study into a process used for minimising harm for problem gamblers has found little information in the community about self-exclusion or how people can access it.

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