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A pathways model of problem and pathological gambling.
It is proposed that three distinct subgroups of gamblers manifesting impaired control over their behaviour can be identified and this work advances a pathways model that integrates the complex array of biological, personality, developmental, cognitive, learning theory and ecological determinants of problem and pathological gambling. Expand
The relationship of impulsivity, sensation seeking, coping, and substance use in youth gamblers.
Results indicate that males with serious gambling problems were more likely than their peers to abuse substances and to use avoidant stress-coping strategies, such as seeking emotional outlets, distracting themselves with other activities, and using humor. Expand
Self-exclusion: A Proposed Gateway to Treatment Model
Self-exclusion is a programme utilized by the gaming industry to limit access to gaming opportunities for problem gamblers. It is based on the following principles: (1) The gaming industry recognizesExpand
Responsible Gambling: General Principles and Minimal Requirements
This paper argues that there is a set of basic principles and minimal requirements that should form the basis for every responsible gambling program and proposes gambling-related initiatives aimed at government, industry, and individuals to promote responsible gambling and consumer protection. Expand
Characteristics and Gender Differences Among Self-Excluded Casino Problem Gamblers: Missouri Data
Female self-excluders were more likely than males to be older at time of application, African American, and either retired, unemployed or otherwise outside the traditional workforce, and a preference for non-strategic forms of gambling and prior bankruptcy. Expand
Problem Gambling and Homelessness: Results from an Epidemiologic Study
Evidence that problem gambling is a significant public health issue among the African-American homeless population is provided and services should include assessment for problem gambling along with psychiatric disorders and referrals to resources and treatment programs is provided. Expand
Characteristics of problem gamblers 56 years of age or older: a statewide study of casino self-excluders.
Older adult self-excluders typically began gambling in midlife, experienced gambling problems around age 60, reported preferences for nonstrategic forms of gambling, and identified fear of suicide as the primary reason for self-excluding. Expand
Risk Factors for Gambling Problems: An Analysis by Gender
This study aimed to develop separate risk factor models for gambling problems for males and for females, and identify gender-based similarities and differences, using data from the largest prevalence study in Victoria Australia. Expand
Gambling Motivations, Money-Limiting Strategies, and Precommitment Preferences of Problem Versus Non-Problem Gamblers
The study found that problem gamblers were more likely than other gamblers to play machines to earn income or escape their problems rather than for fun and enjoyment, and were less likely to endorse any type of monetary limit-setting prior to play. Expand
The relationship of loot box purchases to problem video gaming and problem gambling.
Insight is provided into the role of loot box purchasing in the transition from recreational engagement in video gaming and online gambling to problem videoGaming and/or problem gambling. Expand