Psychological treatment may aid problem gamblers

Problem gamblers undergoing psychological treatment are spending less time and money gambling, according to a new study from Monash University.

After one month of treatment, 77% of participants gambled less often, 90% spent less time gambling and 84% spent less money, with an average saving of $100 a day.

Researchers are hoping to attract more participants to the project, to establish which psychological treatments for problem gambling are most effective and how people respond to different treatment approaches.

Read more at Monash University