In this column Finlayson reviews information on how pathological gambling can affect senior citizens. In one report sudden cardiac death represented 82% of casino-related fatalities. Gamblers also have higher than average suicide rates. Relationships, substance abuse, and impulse control disorders are examined, as are theories of brain-chemical disorders.
Finlayson, Richard E.
"Pathological Gambling and the Senior Citizen,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
3, Article 13.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol2/iss3/13