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Pathological Gambling: Marital-familial Factors, Implications, And Treatments

R. W. Ii
Published 2005 ·

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The literature relating marital/familial factors to pathological gambling is reviewed. It is pointed out that numerous authors who focus on individual factors note the existence of marital problems in their patients. Additionally, improvements in the marriage often follow successful treatment for pathological gambling. Marital therapy has proven to be an effective intervention for this problem in many cases.
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