Prescribed text: Rassool, G. H. (2009). Alcohol and drug misuse: A handbook for students and health .professionals. Routledge.
Discuss gambling in relation to:
• the theories of addiction
• overview of the main types of gambling
• effects of gambling
• treatment modalities
This task is designed to help you:
demonstrate an understanding of the actions of gambling addictions on the body/mind; display understanding of the pattern of gambling addiction; critically assess the harms caused by gambling addiction; display critical and reflective judgement; demonstrate research skills; show evidence of independent learning.
This task is designed to assess your progress with the following subject outcomes:
* Demonstrate understanding of the cause and effect of gambling addiction on individuals and society.
* Be able to describe the influence of psychological, social, cultural and political factors on gambling addiction.