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Author Brown, Sarah.

Title Healthy, wealthy & wise women : the health impacts of gambling on women in Melbourne's western metropolitan region / Sarah Brown ... [and others]
Published Melbourne : Women's Health West, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.482082 Bro/Hwa  AVAILABLE
Description ii, 128 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents 1. The Project -- 2. Women of the West -- 3. Women, gambling and ambivalence -- 4. Women and gambling: isolation and community -- 5. Blaming the individual and social structures -- 6. The impact of gambling on women's communities -- 7. The impact of gambling on families -- 8. The direct impact of gambling on the mental and physical health of women -- 9. Managing gambling in the community -- 10. Managing gambling problems -- 11. Conclusion -- 12. Acting on research and researching action -- 13. Researching action -- Appendicies -- References
Summary The aim of this report was to discover the health implications of gambling for women in the western metropolitan region of Melbourne and to develop interventions which would assist women in managing possible negative health effects of gambling
Notes "A project of Women's Health West, University of Melbourne, Deakin University" -- T.p
"This project was funded by the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth)" -- T.p
Bibliography Includes bibliography: pages 125-128
Subject Compulsive gambling -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.)
Gambling -- Texts.
Women gamblers -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.)
Author Brown, Sarah.
Women's Health West.
ISBN 0958540497
Other Titles Healthy wealthy and wise women