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Problem gambling and family violence in help-seeking populations : co-occurrence, impact and coping Maria Bellringer, Katie Palmer du Preez, Janet Pearson, Nick Garrett, Jane Koziol-McLain, Denise Wilson and Max Abbott. Prepared for Ministry of Health

By: Bellringer, Maria E.
Contributor(s): Palmer du Preez, Katie | Pearson, Janet | Garrett, Nick | Koziol-McLain, Jane | Wilson, Denise | Abbott, Max.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Gambling and Addictions Research Centre and Centre for Interdisciplinary Trauma Research, Auckland University of Technology, 2016Description: electronic document (131 pages) ; PDF file.ISBN: AFVC.Subject(s): FAMILY VIOLENCE | TŪKINOTANGA Ā-WHĀNAU | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | EMOTIONAL ABUSE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | PERPETRATORS | PHYSICAL ABUSE | PROBLEM GAMBLING | PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE | RISK FACTORS | VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online | Summary of findings Summary: Four hundred and fifty-four clients of problem gambling treatment services took part in a short survey on gambling and family/whānau violence and abuse. There were 370 gamblers and 84 affected others (e.g. partners, other family members and friends). The survey took place from June 2013 to March 2015. The purpose of the research was to identify the level of family/whānau violence and abuse in people seeking help for problem gambling, and to increase our understanding of these issues. A wide definition of family/whānau violence was used, which included physical violence and coercive control (most often thought of as violence), as well as psychological and emotional abuse (more often thought of as conflict), and sexual abuse. (From the website).A 3-page summary of key findings, including an infographic for victim and perpetrator risk factors is also available. Record #5432
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Four hundred and fifty-four clients of problem gambling treatment services took part in a short survey on gambling and family/whānau violence and abuse. There were 370 gamblers and 84 affected others (e.g. partners, other family members and friends). The survey took place from June 2013 to March 2015.

The purpose of the research was to identify the level of family/whānau violence and abuse in people seeking help for problem gambling, and to increase our understanding of these issues. A wide definition of family/whānau violence was used, which included physical violence and coercive control (most often thought of as violence), as well as psychological and emotional abuse (more often thought of as conflict), and sexual abuse. (From the website).A 3-page summary of key findings, including an infographic for victim and perpetrator risk factors is also available. Record #5432