Gamblers' self-perceptions of the determinants of impaired control.

  title={Gamblers' self-perceptions of the determinants of impaired control.},
  author={T Corless and Mark G. Dickerson},
  journal={British journal of addiction},
  volume={84 12},
Impaired control occupies a focal position in the medical model perspective of pathological gambling and is central to the concept of addictive processes generally. Nonetheless there have been few studies on self-control in gambling behaviour. A questionnaire was developed to measure subjectively assessed self-control in poker machine players. This Self-Control Scale comprised a framework adopted from Cameron (1985) distinguishing between (i) the likelihood of starting a session and continuing… CONTINUE READING