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Review of Self-exclusion from Gambling Venues as an Intervention for Problem Gambling
TLDR
There are many areas in which existing programs could be improved, such as providing more resources for excluded individuals and reducing barriers to program entry, and more research is needed.
The prevalence and determinants of problem gambling in Australia: assessing the impact of interactive gambling and new technologies.
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It is demonstrated that problem gambling remains a significant public health issue that is changing in response to new technologies, and it is important to develop strategies that minimize harms among interactive gamblers.
A digital revolution: Comparison of demographic profiles, attitudes and gambling behavior of Internet and non-Internet gamblers
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A proportion of Internet gamblers prefer the privacy and anonymity of Internet gambling and do not like land-based venues, suggesting that Internet gambling is creating a new market of gambling customers.
Professional Help-Seeking for Gambling Problems: Awareness, Barriers and Motivators for Treatment
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Opinion is that public education should aim to de-mystify the treatment process and educate gamblers about symptoms of problem gambling to reduce shame, stigma, and denial and encourage help-seeking.
A systematic review of Internet-based therapy for the treatment of addictions.
TLDR
It is concluded that Internet-based therapies for addictions are effective in achieving positive behavioral changes but that more research is required to determine the comparative effectiveness of various Internet- based therapies and their components.
Online Gambling Addiction: the Relationship Between Internet Gambling and Disordered Gambling
TLDR
Research is presented to inform a greater understanding of adult participation in Internet gambling, features of this interface that may impact problem severity, the relationship between Internet gambling and related problems, as well as considering the role of the wider spectrum of gambling behaviour and relevant individual factors that moderate this relationship.
An unsafe bet? The dangerous rise of gambling and the debate we should be having
that the material cited about pathological gambling and treatments tend to be dated as they are from the early and mid-1990s. The book does not stand alone as a reference on public health approaches
Consumer attitudes towards Internet gambling: Perceptions of responsible gambling policies, consumer protection, and regulation of online gambling sites
TLDR
It is suggested that responsible gambling features, such as the ability to set spending limits, should be implemented on Internet gambling sites to increase consumer trust and favorable attitudes towards online gambling operators, and reduce disputes associated with excessive gambling.
Migration from social casino games to gambling: Motivations and characteristics of gamers who gamble
TLDR
Gambling as a direct result of social casino games was more common among males, younger users, those with higher levels of problem gambling severity and more involved social casino game users in terms of game play frequency and in-game payments.
Internet Gambling: Current Research Findings and Implications
Internet gambling is one of the fastest growing forms of gambling. Global Internet gambling expenditure is predicted to reach US$33.6 billion in 2011. This is higher than worldwide movie box office
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