It is estimated that almost 1% of the adult population in the UK has experienced some form of problem gambling, with similar figures for other developed countries.

This book offers an in-depth overview of the research into problem gambling. It brings together international experts to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date resource.

 It describes the state of the art of problem gambling research from the fundamental cognitive processes involved, to prevention and the most effective treatments for those for whom problem gambling is a reality.