Harvard Study Explodes Myths On Gambling Addiction

A new Harvard University study finds that gambling addiction may not be as intractable a problem as long thought, with recovery easier than previously believed. The study could bolster casino companies as they seek to fend off concerns about the industry’s “social costs’’ amid expansion into new markets across the US.The review paper, "Stability and Progression of Disordered Gambling: Lessons From Longitudinal Studies," by Harvard Medical School researchers challenges the conventional wisdom surrounding gambling addiction.  The study by Dr.

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