Breaks in Play: Do They Achieve Intended Aims?

  title={Breaks in Play: Do They Achieve Intended Aims?},
  author={Alexander Blaszczynski and Elizabeth A. Cowley and Christina Anthony and Kate Hinsley},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
Breaks in play represent a responsible gambling strategy designed to disrupt states of dissociation and enhance the likelihood of drawing attention to a player’s session behaviour and expenditure with respect to time and money. The aim of the break in play is to motivate the player to modify or cease gambling so the activity remains within affordable levels. The aim of this study was to investigate whether imposed breaks in play in the absence of accompanying warning messages were effective in… CONTINUE READING

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