The other American export

Ward, Matt
February 2007
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/12/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p16
The article focuses on the prevalence of problem gambling and the treatment of problem gamblers in Macau, China. Many U.S. addiction-treatment specialists are not familiar with cultural differences and attitudes of people in Asia regarding gambling. One of the major obstacles to successful treatment in Asia is the lack of accounting for cultural differences in the structure of treatment programs and the relationship between therapist and client.


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