Are Psychology University Student Gamblers Representative of Non-university Students and General Gamblers? A Comparative Analysis

@inproceedings{Gainsbury2012ArePU,
  title={Are Psychology University Student Gamblers Representative of Non-university Students and General Gamblers? A Comparative Analysis},
  author={Sally Melissa Gainsbury and Alex Myles Thomas Russell and Alexander Blaszczynski},
  booktitle={Journal of Gambling Studies},
  year={2012}
}
Students recruited from psychology undergraduate university populations are commonly used in psychology research, including gambling studies. However, the extent to which the use of this subpopulation produces findings that can be extrapolated to other groups is questionable. The present study was designed to compare results from university-recruited psychology student gamblers to those obtained from a sample of gamblers recruited from the general population that also included students. An… CONTINUE READING
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