A Luminary in the Problem Gambling Field: Mark Griffiths

  • Christine McKay

For over 20 years, Professor Mark Griffiths has been researching and writing about gambling and problem gambling, particularly in the area of young people and fruit machine gambling. While this area of focus continues to be a passion for him, especially the potential gambling-related health risks for youth due to the recent introduction of Britain’s controversial Gambling Act 20051, a review of his publications indicates that he has written about, alone or in collaboration with others, almost all facets of gambling as well as gambling ‘addiction.’

Mark has published 180 refereed papers (including some items in press), over 550 other non-refereed publications, more than 35 book chapters and a few books (Personal communication). In addition, he has appeared in over 1,400 television and radio programs and his research has been featured in thousands of press articles and magazines since 1988. He has also served as a member, trustee, advisor or chair on a number of national and...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sea to Sky Community Services SocietySquamishCanada

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