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An Outcome Study of Gamblers Anonymous

  • Ruth M. Stewart (a1) and R. Iain F. Brown (a2)

Abstract

Retrospective and prospective studies of a total sample of 232 attenders at groups of Gamblers Anonymous suggest that total abstinence from gambling was maintained by 8% of all comers at one year from first attendance and by 7% at two years.

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An Outcome Study of Gamblers Anonymous

  • Ruth M. Stewart (a1) and R. Iain F. Brown (a2)
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