Adult gambling and problem gambling in Alberta, 1998

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Statementprepared by Wynne Resources Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta and Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission.
ContributionsWynne Resources Ltd., Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission.
LC ClassificationsHV6722.C2 A38 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 20, viii, 87 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL98642M
ISBN 100778501027
LC Control Number99212081

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Gambling disorder is characterized by a persistent, recurrent pattern of gambling that is associated with substantial distress or impairment. The prevalence of gambling disorder has been estimated.

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