TITLE

Compulsive Gambling: Talking to the Experts

AUTHOR(S)
ANDERSON, GEORGE M.
PUB. DATE
February 1979
SOURCE
America;2/3/1979, Vol. 140 Issue 4, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines compulsive gambling in the U.S. The two types of experts on compulsive gambling are those who treat such condition and those who are compulsive gamblers but have managed to resist it. One of the best experts known to treat compulsive gambling is psychiatrist Robert Custer who initiated the first and still the country's residential program for compulsive gambling in 1972 as part of the alcoholism unit at a U.S. Veterans Affairs hospital in Brecksville, Ohio.
ACCESSION #
35990555

 

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