Specialist in treating gambling addiction in women and Routledge author, Liz Karter was interviewed live on ITV’s Good Morning Britain with Susanna Reid and Ben Shephard.
Watch the live interview with Kelly Field, who struggled with online bingo addiction:
Liz Karter offers her expert opinion in an article published on The Independent entitled 'Growing number of women under the age of 35 are turning to online gambling':
Liz Karter, author of the book Women and Problem Gambling and an addiction therapist at Level Ground Therapy, says: "I am seeing a lot of young professional women coming forward now – which I wouldn't have seen five years ago. I see it as a growing problem. More and more women are suffering from depression and anxiety – and I've worked with women who have chosen gambling over anti-depressants."
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