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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Disordered Gambling

by David C. S. Richard

Part of the Wiley Clinical Psychology Handbooks Series

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Disordered Gambling Synopsis

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Disordered Gambling is a complete guide to the current empirical literature relating to the conceptualization, assessment, and treatment of disordered gambling. The international contributors are all experienced, practicing clinicians who discuss gambling within a global context. * Best-practice guidelines for the clinical management of problem and disordered gambling * Contains empirically derived findings that translate research into practical clinical applications that clinicians and counselors can use in understanding and treating problem gamblers * Brings together a distinguished international group of scholars whose contributions discuss gambling as it occurs around the globe * Clearly organized into sections that cover conceptualization, research, assessment, treatment, and special topics

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Disordered Gambling Press Reviews

Overall, the Handbook is well worth the time invested in reading it, as leading experts from various disciplines studying and treating disordered gambling contributed their knowledge and expertise. (Addiction, 17 December 2014)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780470710715
Publication date: 22nd November 2013
Author: David C. S. Richard
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 475 pages
Categories: Clinical psychology,

About David C. S. Richard

David C S Richard,Ph.D., is Dean of the Hamilton Holt School and Professor of Psychology at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. His research interests include behavioral analysis of problem and disordered gambling and risk-taking, trauma, measurement development, and the relationship between nutrition and mental health. He is co-editor of the journal International Gambling Studies. Alex Blaszczynski is the Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Sydney, Director of the University of Sydney s Gambling Research Unit, and Director of the Gambling Treatment Centre. In 1995, Professor Blaszczynski was a co-recipient of the American Council of Problem Gambling Directors Award, ...

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