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dc.contributor.author McComb, Jennifer L.
dc.contributor.author Lee, Bonnie K.
dc.contributor.author Sprenkle, Douglas H.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-30T22:50:41Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-30T22:50:41Z
dc.date.issued 2009-10
dc.identifier.citation McComb, J. L., Lee, B. K., & Sprenkle, D. H. (2009). Conceptualizing and treating problem gambling as a family issue. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 35(4), 415-431. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2009.00146.x en
dc.identifier.issn 0194-472X
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10133/786
dc.description Article abstract only. Author version of article permitted to be included in October, 2011. en
dc.description.abstract Few family therapists have training in the identification, assessment, and treatment of problem gambling and its impact on couple and family relationships. The authors conceptualize problem gambling (PG) as a family issue and encourage clinicians and researchers to pay attention to the systemic antecedents and consequences of PG on family relationships. A review of the literature and clinicians’ experiences regarding the impact of PG on couple and family relationships are presented and discussed. In light of the limited systemic- based treatments for PG, marriage and family therapists are urged to begin paying attention to this emerging issue that has significant couple and family ramifications. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Blackwell Publishing en
dc.subject Compulsive gambling -- Family relationships en
dc.subject Compulsive gambling -- Treatment en
dc.title Conceptualizing and Treating Problem Gambling as a Family Issue [Abstract] en
dc.type Article en
dc.publisher.faculty Health Sciences en
dc.publisher.department Health Sciences en
dc.description.peer-review Yes en
dc.publisher.institution Purdue University en
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en


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