賭博成癮需要更多關注

February 11th, 2019

2019-02-05 Money, National Finance - by Alexandra Snow

賭博業為英國經濟貢獻了超過30億英鎊,僱傭了超過10萬人,但其核心在於巨大的成癮問題。每年英國博彩委員會都會發布一份關於該行業的報告,今年它將展示該行業如何蓬勃發展。但是以什麼代價?

賭博成癮通常被稱為“沉默成癮”,因為沒有外在的體徵,而那些患有這種成癮的人可以將其隱藏起來,而這些親人往往只能發現問題何時出現。它也常被誤解並被否定成癮,人們不理解上癮會使人衰弱。許多人最終陷入巨額債務,有些人訴諸犯罪來[養活]自己的習慣。去年首次公佈的數據顯示,由於上癮嚴重,超過100人被送往醫院。

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About Edward Kwan PhD

The first certified gambling counsellor in Hong Kong since 2000. Pioneer gambling counselling trainer launching certified training in 2003. Published the first Chinese self-help handbook for problem gamblers in 2005. In 2019, awarded PhD by the University of Melbourne in completing qualitative research on exploring impacts on and coping strategies of Chinese female spouses of problem gamblers in Hong Kong.



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