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The Lancet Public Health. (2021) Gambling: a neglected public health issue. The Lancet Public Health, 6, (1), e1. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30290-5.

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Editorial. Gambling involves placing something of value at risk in the hopes of gaining something of greater value, and includes casino gambling, lotteries, and internet gambling. Gambling is not an ordinary activity: it is a health-harming addictive behaviour, recently recognised in the International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision (ICD-11) and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th Edition (DSM-5). Gambling disorders often remain undiagnosed and untreated…..

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Item Type
Article
Publication Type
International, Open Access, Article
Drug Type
Behavioural addiction
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Date
January 2021
Identification #
doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30290-5
Page Range
e1
Corporate Creators
The Lancet Public Health
Volume
6
Number
1
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