Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Gambling Products and Services: Indigenous Gamblers in North Queensland

  title={Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Gambling Products and Services: Indigenous Gamblers in North Queensland},
  author={Helen Breen},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
As part of a larger study, this paper reports on findings into risk and protective factors associated with gambling products and services by Indigenous Australians. Both Indigenous card gambling (traditional or unregulated) and commercial gambling (regulated) were investigated. Permission was granted by Indigenous Elders and by a university ethics committee to conduct this research. Using qualitative methods and purposeful sampling, interviews were conducted with 60 Indigenous and 14 non… CONTINUE READING

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