Reply to Griffiths: The relationship between gambling and homelessness


‘Commentary’ articles are new to the Journal of Gambling Studies, and therefore articles that reply to Commentaries are equally novel. Nevertheless, we felt that we should address some of the issues raised in Griffiths (2014), concerning our study ‘Rates of problematic gambling in a British homeless sample: A preliminary study’ (Sharman et al. 2014). The Commentary provides some contextual literature on mental health problems in the homeless, and draws attention to the need for extra care in the interpretation of our study, given the potential for data to be used by those with a specific leg

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