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Compulsive Gambling

Synopsis
A short drama illustrating the characteristics of the compulsive gambler, and showing how family life is put under stress and risk by this condition; teaching points are illustrated by a summing up section.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 23 min.
Year of production
1982
Availability
Out of Distribution
Uses
Medical students, nursing staff, social workers.
Subjects
Social welfare
Keywords
compulsive behaviour; gambling

Credits

Producer
John Webster
Writer
Michael Paul
Cast
C P Seager 

Sponsor

Name

University of Sheffield, Department of Psychiatry

Distributor

Name

University of Sheffield Learning & Teaching Services

Web
http://onlineshop.shef.ac.uk/browse/category.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=114 External site opens in new window
Phone
0114 22 20401
Address
New Spring House (Ground Floor)
231 Glossop Road
Sheffield
S10 2GW
United Kingdom
Notes
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