Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 22nd, 2005
American Indian veterans in the study had a pathological gambling rate of 10%, and Hispanic veterans had a rate of 4.9%. Previous studies have estimated pathological gambling is prevalent in 0.9%-3.4% of the U.S. population. One key to treatment and early intervention, the study's authors said, is recognizing that pathological gamblers are often suffering from substance abuse, an anxiety...
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