Journal of Gambling Studies

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 1257–1259 | Cite as

Reply to Griffiths: The Relationship Between Gambling and Homelessness

Review Paper


Problem Gambling Pathological Gambling Homeless People Factual Error Gambling Disorder 
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Conflict of interest

The Centre for Gambling Research at UBC (Dr. Clark) is supported by funding from the British Columbia Lottery Corporation and the Province of BC to the University of British Columbia. None of the authors have received financial benefits from the gambling industry or groups opposed to gambling.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and NeuroscienceKings College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of Psychology, Centre for Gambling Research at UBCUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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