Prevention of Problem Gambling: Modifying Misconceptions and Increasing Knowledge Among Canadian Youths

@article{Ladouceur2004PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention of Problem Gambling: Modifying Misconceptions and Increasing Knowledge Among Canadian Youths},
  author={Robert Ladouceur and Francine Ferland and F. Vitaro},
  journal={Journal of Primary Prevention},
  year={2004},
  volume={25},
  pages={329-335}
}
Research on gambling demonstrates that youths are involved in gambling activities. As they take part in these activities, young people develop and maintain irrational thoughts about gambling and become at risk for developing severe gambling problems. In a previous study, a French video was designed specifically to correct misconceptions and increase knowledge about gambling (Ferland, Ladouceur, & Vitaro, 2002). Findings indicated that the video significantly improves subjects' knowledge about… CONTINUE READING