state by state legislative summary, 285-311

state legal age for gambling, by state, 283-284, 285-311

treatment, 114, 217, 222

see also Adolescents;

Children

Alabama, 285

Alaska, 285

Alcohol use and abuse

adolescents, 93-94

American Indians, 131

children of alcoholics, 34, 118, 274

comorbidity, 131, 135, 139, 159, 251, 277

health insurance, 221

pathological gambling compared with, 18, 22, 34, 119, 122, 274

natural recovery, 210

prevalence, 63, 80, 81, 93-94, 99

treatment, 205, 206

spouses, 276

see also Addiction

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders , 218

American Compulsive Gambling Counselor Certification Board, 218

American Indians, 82, 115-116, 182, 287, 303

alcohol abuse, 131

benefits of gambling, 156

Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, 8, 116, 131

American Psychiatric Association, 2, 31, 38, 212

see also Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Anxiety and anxiety disorders, 24, 109, 126, 138, 202, 223

DSM criteria, 274, 276, 278, 281

Antisocial personality disorder, 5, 31, 122, 137-138, 139, 142

DSM criteria, 137, 138, 274-275, 277, 281

substance abuse and, 137-138

Arizona, 246, 285-286

Arkansas, 286

Arousal, see Sensation-seeking

Asians, 115-116

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, 33, 41, 120, 122, 138, 279

Attitudes and beliefs

luck, 29-30, 196, 241-242, 243, 245

gamblers, other, 42, 46, 61, 179, 202, 220, 237, 241-246, 250, 276 , 279;

see also Risk-taking

social, 164;

see also Public opinion

Australia, 137, 161, 164, 178-181, 186

Autobiography as treatment, 206-207

Aversion therapy, 199-201

B

Balanced measurement studies, 174-185, 186

Behavioral-environmental models, 17, 37, 38, 39-40, 46, 112, 115-119

see also Organization of gambling;

Social factors;

Technology of gambling

Behavioral treatments, 199-203, 224, 313-316

Beliefs, see Attitudes and beliefs

Benefit-cost studies, 157-158, 162-186

casinos, 163-166, 175, 177-178, 182-184, 186

crime, 176, 177, 178, 180

methodology, 157-158, 162-186

social factors, 163-164, 173-174, 175-178, 180-185

Bingo, 78-79, 80, 238, 248, 250-251, 252

state by state legislative summary, 285-311 (passim)

state legal age for participation, by state, 283-284, 285-311 (passim)



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