Gambling motives and symptoms of problem gambling in frequent slots players

@inproceedings{Maclaren2012GamblingMA,
  title={Gambling motives and symptoms of problem gambling in frequent slots players},
  author={Vance V Maclaren and Kevin A. Harrigan and Mike J. Dixon},
  year={2012}
}
Motives for gambling were examined among patrons of slots venues who reported playing electronic gaming machines at least weekly ( N =849). According to scores on the Problem Gambling Severity Index (PGSI), there were 331 (39.0%) participants at low risk, 330 (38.9%) at moderate risk, and 188 (22.1%) at high risk of Pathological Gambling. Scores on the Coping and Enhancement scales of the Gambling Motives Questionnaire (GMQ) had independent effects on PGSI scores. Cluster analysis of Coping and… CONTINUE READING

Tables from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 CITATIONS

Induced Sadness Increases Persistence in a Simulated Slot Machine Task Among Recreational Gamblers

Internet Gamblers Differ on Social Variables: A Latent Class Analysis

VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES RESULTS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 27 REFERENCES