Examining Problematic Gambling and Mental Health in a LGBTI community: A preliminary study | Birch | Medical Research Archives

Philip Birch, Jane Louise Ireland, Clare Ruth Strickland, Johann Kolstee

This preliminary study explored gambling in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) community, recognising this as an under researched area. Several factors were considered alongside gambling, namely mental health, substance use, alcohol use and self-control. Participants were recruited to take part in an online survey, with a final sample of 69 obtained. Findings revealed that gambling activities such as pub slot machines/games (58%) were the most common form of gambling, followed by scratch cards (43.5%)…

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