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The social determinants of youth gambling in South Australian adolescents.
Recent Australian studies (Moore, S.M., and Ohtsuka, K. (1997). Journal of Gambling Studies, 13, 207-236) have revealed a strong youth interest in gambling in Australia, as reflected in currentExpand
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Motivators for Change and Barriers to Help-Seeking in Australian Problem Gamblers
Although prevalence studies consistently indicate that many thousands of Australians experience gambling-related problems, only a relatively small proportion of these people seek professional help.Expand
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Toward a consensus definition of pathological video-gaming: a systematic review of psychometric assessment tools.
Pathological video-gaming, or its proposed DSM-V classification of "Internet Use Disorder", is of increasing interest to scholars and practitioners in allied health disciplines. This systematicExpand
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Video Game Structural Characteristics: A New Psychological Taxonomy
Excessive video game playing behaviour may be influenced by a variety of factors including the structural characteristics of video games. Structural characteristics refer to those features inherentExpand
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An international perspective on youth gambling prevalence studies.
In the wake of rapid expansion of legal gambling internationally, studies of adolescent gambling involvement and problem gambling prevalence have been carried out in numerous jurisdictions. ThisExpand
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Peer and teacher bullying/victimization of South Australian secondary school students: prevalence and psychosocial profiles.
This study examined the nature and prevalence of bullying/victimization by peers and teachers reported by 1,284 students (mean age = 15.2 years) drawn from a representative sample of 25 SouthExpand
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The Stubborn Logic of Regular Gamblers: Obstacles and Dilemmas in Cognitive Gambling Research
  • P. Delfabbro
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Gambling Studies
  • 2004
Cognitive studies into gambling behaviour have shown that many gamblers misinterpret the odds of gambling activities, hold false beliefs about skill and luck, and over-estimate their subjectiveExpand
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Problem gambling and harm: Towards a national definition
The Ministerial Council on Gambling is comprised of the Ministers responsible for gambling in each State and Territory Government and the Australian Government. The objective of the Council is toExpand
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The predictors of unsuccessful transition to foster care.
The placement movements of 235 children entering foster care over a 12-month period were followed up 4 months after referral into care. Baseline and follow-up measures of the 170 children who wereExpand
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Psychological resilience in disadvantaged youth: A critical overview
This paper provides a critical review of research into the notion of psychological resilience and its implications for studies of disadvantaged young people. A number of significant conceptual andExpand
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