Cultural Influences on Stigmatization of Problem Gambling: East Asian and Caucasian Canadians

  title={Cultural Influences on Stigmatization of Problem Gambling: East Asian and Caucasian Canadians},
  author={Jasmin Dhillon and Jenny D. Horch and David C. Hodgins},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
Cultural influences on problem gambling stigma were examined using a between subject vignette study design. Students of East Asian (n = 64) and Caucasian (n = 50) ancestry recruited from a Canadian University rated a vignette describing either an East Asian problem gambler or a Caucasian problem gambler on a measure of attitudinal social distance. In accordance with the hypothesis, a factorial ANOVA revealed that East Asian Canadians stigmatize problem gambling more than Caucasian Canadians… CONTINUE READING

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