The Efficacy of a Modified Theory of Reasoned Action to Explain Gambling Behavior in College Students

@article{Thrasher2010TheEO,
  title={The Efficacy of a Modified Theory of Reasoned Action to Explain Gambling Behavior in College Students},
  author={Robert Gene Thrasher and Damon P. S. Andrew and Daniel Frederick Mahony},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={27},
  pages={499-516}
}
Recently, Thrasher et al. (College Student Affairs Journal 27(1): 57–75, 2007) explored the efficacy of the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA; Ajzen and Fishbein, Attitudes, personality, and behavior, 1980) in explaining gambling behavior of college students. However, their study found the TRA only predicted small amounts of variance in gambling intentions. Heeding their call to enhance the efficacy of the TRA through the addition of explanatory variables to the model, the present study… CONTINUE READING
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