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New publication – preventing gambling harm in the workplace

Results have been published from my study on gambling-related embezzlement and other harms from gambling in the workplace. This paper focuses on prevention and responses to gambling harm. Abstract AIMS – Problem gambling, even if it occurs in leisure time, can cause harm in the workplace. Problem gamblers are preoccupied with gambling and often suffer …

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Seminar on the prevention of gambling harm in the workplace

Akan is the Norwegian workplace advisory center for issues relating to alcohol, drugs, and addictive gambling and gaming. Akan was founded in 1963 by representatives from the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) and the Confederation of Norwegian Business and Industry (NHO). On May 31, Akan organized a seminar at which a new online tool …

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Third update of gambling advertising bibliography

The report Gambling advertising: A critical research review was written by Per Binde for the Responsible Gambling Trust in the UK. The report was published in April, 2014. The report has an appendix that lists empirical studies examining gambling advertising. Part A of the appendix lists 36 publications presenting studies that focus on gambling advertising; …

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Conceptual Framework of Harmful Gambling (2015 edition)

The key objectives of Conceptual Framework of Harmful Gambling are to: reflect for all readers the state of knowledge of the factors influencing harmful gambling; assist researchers, treatment providers, policy makers, and regulators to better understand the complex dynamics of harmful gambling and facilitate informed decision making; and identify areas where research is most needed …

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Conference on problem gambling in the workplace

Alna is a Swedish organization that works to prevent alcohol and drug harm in the workplace. In the past years, Alna has extended its preventive work to include also harm caused by problem gambling. Alna has since 1961 provided assistance to workplaces through a proactive model. The organization is jointly owned by the Swedish labor …

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