Prevention of problem gambling in Chinese adolescents: relevance of problem gambling assessment and positive youth development frameworks.

@article{Shek2010PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention of problem gambling in Chinese adolescents: relevance of problem gambling assessment and positive youth development frameworks.},
  author={Daniel T. L. Shek and Jik J Lee},
  journal={International journal of adolescent medicine and health},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={139-51}
}
Although research findings show that adolescent gambling behavior is a growing problem, there are not many theory-driven prevention programs in the Chinese context. In this paper, two approaches of developing Chinese adolescent prevention program are described. In the first approach, it is argued that related programs should be developed with reference to the risk factors of problem gambling based on problem gambling assessment tools and frameworks. The modified Chinese G-MAP is used as an… CONTINUE READING

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