Gambling Behaviour in Adolescents with Learning Disorders

  title={Gambling Behaviour in Adolescents with Learning Disorders},
  author={James D. A. Parker and Laura J. Summerfeldt and Patricia H. Kloosterman and Kateryna V. Keefer and Robyn N. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
The present study examined the prevalence of disordered gambling behaviours in a community-based sample of adolescents (N = 532) living in eastern central Ontario. Of particular interest was examining the hypothesis that adolescents with learning disorders are at elevated risk for disordered gambling. Rates of disordered gambling in male adolescents with learning disorders were found to be significantly higher than adolescents without learning problems, even after controlling for negative… CONTINUE READING