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dc.contributor.author Piquette-Tomei, Noëlla
dc.contributor.author Dwyer, Sonya Corbin
dc.contributor.author Norman, Erika
dc.contributor.author McCaslin, Evelyn
dc.contributor.author Burnet, Jody
dc.date.accessioned 2007-09-07T15:51:12Z
dc.date.available 2007-09-07T15:51:12Z
dc.date.issued 2007-09
dc.identifier.citation Piquette-Tomei, N., Dwyer, S. C., Norman, E., McCaslin, E., & Burnet, J. (2007). Women problem gamblers want more. Saskatchewan Notes [Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - SK], 6(5), 1-4. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/436
dc.description Permission to include article in the University of Lethbridge Institute Repository granted by Lynn Gidluck, Director, Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). en
dc.description.abstract The goal of this research was to explore the perceived effectiveness and benefits of a women-only counselling group for problem gambling, the first of its kind in Saskatchewan. The 14 participants in this study were drawn from those attending a weekly treatment group offered through the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region. The age of the women who volunteered to participate ranged from 26 years to “70-80 years,” with the average age being 46.5 years. These volunteers were interviewed and asked questions about what they perceived as useful about the group process and why they continued to attend. In examining the value of this counselling group, issues regarding the sociocultural context in which these women are gambling were also explored by identifying the needs of this population. en
dc.description.sponsorship Alberta Gaming Research Institute. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - SK en
dc.subject Women gamblers -- Saskatchewan en
dc.subject Women gamblers -- Counseling of en
dc.subject Compulsive gamblers -- Saskatchewan en
dc.title Women problem gamblers want more en
dc.type Article en
dc.publisher.faculty Education en
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en
dc.publisher.institution Memorial University of Newfoundland en
dc.publisher.institution Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region en
dc.publisher.institution University of Regina en

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