Gambling in Great Britain: A Response to Rogers

Mark Griffiths
2013 Practice  
A recent issue of Practice: Social Work in Action featured a paper by Rogers that examined whether the issue of problem gambling was a suitable case for social work. Rogers' overview was (in various places) out of date, highly selective, contradictory, presented unsupported claims and somewhat misleading. Rogers' paper is to be commended for putting the issue of problem gambling on the social work agenda. However, social workers need up-to-date information and contextually situated information
more » ... f they are to make informed decisions in helping problem gamblers.
doi:10.1080/09503153.2013.829306 fatcat:ee2wuztd4jct5gv7juctxgwt2a