Gambling Disorders in Women: An International Female Perspective on Treatment and Research

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Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Fulvia Prever
Taylor & Francis, Jul 14, 2017 - Psychology - 284 pages

This book brings together an international selection of academics with expertise in problem gambling issues in women, with chapters reflecting ongoing work with female gamblers across the world in both group and individual settings. In choosing such a specific patient group, the authors aim to raise the profile of gambling disorders in women and also provide fellow professionals across the world with a shared understanding of evidence based treatment and recovery in problem gambling literature and research.

Gambling Disorders in Women: An International Female Perspective on Treatment and Research will provide professionals working in addictions and policy-making with much-needed knowledge about a seriously under-represented area, and about which many professionals feel they would like to know more. The book will also highlight different international approaches to the provision of treatment for women in each country as well as the epidemiology of the illness.

 

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Contents

PART 2 America
33
PART 3 Asia
73
PART 4 Europe
97
PART 5 Oceania
233
Index
279
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About the author (2017)

Henrietta Bowden-Jones is a doctor trained in psychiatry and neuroscience. She is Founder and Director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic CNWL NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Brain Science Division, Imperial College, UK.

Fulvia Prever is a Psychologist and Psychotherapist working in the National Health System Addictions Clinic in Milan, Italy. She is a specialist in family therapy and gambling addiction and Founder of "Donne in gioco" Gender Group dedicated to women with gambling problems (since 2010).

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