Treatment of Problem and Pathological Gambling in the Nordic Countries

Where We Are Now and Where Do We Go Next

About the Course:

This article is based on a survey of Nordic services carried out in the latter part of 2004 and a report written for the Nordic Council for Alcohol and Drug Research and the Swedish National Institute of Public Health.


Journal of E gambling

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Marianne Hansen

About the Author:

Marianne Hansen works for the Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about Nordic problem and pathological gambling. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the problems caused by pathological gambling.

  2. Describe the treatment systems available in different Nordic countries.

  3. Identify the problems hampering Nordic countries in the treatment of pathological gambling.

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