The Journal of Gambling Studies is an interdisciplinary forum for research and discussion of the many and varied aspects of gambling behavior, both controlled and pathological. Coverage extends to the wide range of attendant and resultant problems, including alcoholism, suicide, crime, and a number of other mental health concerns. Articles published in this journal span a cross-section of disciplines including psychiatry, psychology, sociology, political science, criminology, and social work.

  • A forum for research and discussion of aspects of both controlled and pathological gambling behavior
  • Covers related problems including alcoholism, crime, suicide and other mental health concerns
  • Interdisciplinary coverage draws on psychiatry, sociology, criminology, social work and political science

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  • Jon E. Grant
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2.555 (2018)
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2.830 (2018)
Five year impact factor
97 days
Submission to first decision
156 days
Submission to acceptance
178,403 (2019)
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