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Gambing Research

The executive summary of: Prevalence and Characteristics of Gambling at Four College Campuses in Northeastern Minnesota.

Mikal Aasved Ph.D., an Associate of CAS, has been active in synthesizing theoretical and empirical work on problem gambling. This work is summarized in the following volumes published by Charles C. Thomas Publisher, LTD.

The Psychodynamics and Psychology of Gambling (2002)
The Sociology of Gambling (2003)
The Biology of Gambling (2003)

 

The Minnesota Department of Human Services' (DHS) Compulsive Gambling web page provides important facts and resources:
http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased&dDocName=id_008538

DHS also supports a Helpline 1-800-333-HOPE for gamblers seeking assistance.

The Minnesota State Lottery web site also contains useful research on gambling behavior and problem gambling:
http://www.lottery.state.mn.us/gambling.html
See http://www.tpronline.org/articles.cfm?articleID=115 for youth gambling.