, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 43–50 | Cite as

Compulsive gambling

  • Henry R. Lesieur
Social Science And Public Policy


Suicide Attempt Gambling Problem Pathological Gambler Armed Robbery Gambler Anonymous 
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Readings suggested by the author

  1. Abt, Vicki, James F. Smith, and Eugene M. Christiansen.The Business of Risk: Commercial Gambling in Mainstream America. Lawrence, K.S.: University of Kansas Press, 1985.Google Scholar
  2. Custer, Robert L. and Harry Milt.When Luck Runs Out. New York: Facts on File Publications, 1985.Google Scholar
  3. Lesieur, Henry R.The Chase: Career of the Compulsive Gambler. Cambridge, Mass.: Schenkman Books, 1984.Google Scholar
  4. Eadington, William R. and Judy Cornelius (eds.).Gambling and Public Policy: International Perspectives. Reno, Nev.: University of Nevada Press, 1991.Google Scholar
  5. Shaffer, Howard J., Sharon A. Stein, Blase Gambino, and Thomas N. Cummings.Compulsive Gambling: Theory, Research, and Practice. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1989.Google Scholar

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© Springer 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry R. Lesieur
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  1. 1.St. John’s UniversityNew York

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