Findings from University of Auckland in Addiction Research Reported (Gaming-gambling Convergence: Trends, Emerging Risks, and Legislative Responses).

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Date: June 7, 2021
Publisher: NewsRX LLC
Document Type: Report
Length: 542 words
Lexile Measure: 1460L

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2021 JUN 7 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Mental Health Weekly Digest -- New research on Mental Health - Addiction Research is the subject of a report. According to news reporting from Auckland, New Zealand, by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "A convergence of gaming and gambling products, services, and platforms is presently drawing considerable policy debate. This convergence may be giving rise to a critical area of consumer vulnerability given the addictive potential of gaming and gambling."

Financial support for this research came from World Health Organization.

The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from the University of Auckland, "While some convergence aspects are gaining research attention, the broader contexts of the phenomenon have not been adequately examined. In light of this, the present study aimed to inform four...

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