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Author Ferentzy, Peter.
Title The history of problem gambling [electronic resource] : temperance, substance abuse, medicine, and metaphors / Peter Ferentzy, Nigel E. Turner.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Springer, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Introduction -- The History of Gambling and Its Intersection with Technology, Religion, Medical Science, and Metaphors -- Pathological Gambling as an Idea: What Does It Mean? -- Pathological Gambling up to the Early Twentieth Century: Sins, Disease Metaphors, and Early Efforts at Medicalization -- Early to Middle Twentieth Century: Psychoanalysis and Drug Addiction -- The Pendulum Swings Back -- Current Situation and Future Directions -- Concluding Discussion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Gambling -- history.
Compulsive gambling -- History.
Public health.
Psychology, clinical.
Health Psychology.
Added Author Turner, Nigel E., 1963-
Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9781461466994 (electronic bk.)
1461466997 (electronic bk.)
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