Introduction to Gambling Disorder

Lessons

Introduction to Gambling Disorder

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson discusses the history of gambling, UK epidemiology and theories as to why people engage in such activity. The current gambling legislative framework is also covered.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
Describe the types of gambling and their prevalence in the UK
List some of the reasons why people gamble

Case study: Victoria

This case study explores the knowledge and understanding regarding the social/legal effects of GRH on a young mother of two.

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be aware of:

The social/legal effects of GRH
The role of a GP in reducing GRH
The importance of screening tools suggestions regarding signposting to appropriate services

Case study: Andrew

This case study explores the knowledge and understanding regarding the financial impacts of GRH on a young male patient.

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be aware of:

The financial effects of GRH
The role of a GP in reducing GRH
The importance of screening tools suggestions regarding signposting to appropriate services