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Il gioco d’azzardo sfida i Ser.T.: uno studio di caso
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Alessia Bertolazzi 
Year:  2016 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  16 Pg. 103-118 FullText PDF:  599 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2016-002008
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The Italian case is emblematic of the liberalization of gambling and the drive towards its commercialization, taking place in several countries. Despite an uncertain political-legal framework, public services for addiction treatment are adapting to face the challenge posed by gambling. Therefore, a qualitative study was conducted within a sample of public services for addiction (Ser.T.) of an Italian region, involving professionals dedicated to gambling. The Author has attempted to identify the theoretical and practical approach adopted by organizations and professionals, through the comparison with the "chronic disease model" and "public health model".
Keywords: Gambling, pathological gambling, public agencies for dependencies treatment, medical model, chronic disease model, public health model.

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Alessia Bertolazzi, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 2/2016, pp. 103-118, DOI:10.3280/SES2016-002008


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