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Journal of Gambling Studies

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28.11.2020 | Original Paper

A Composite Measure of Gambling Exposure: Availability, Accessibility or Both?

Measures of availability and accessibility are often used separately or interchangeably to assess gambling exposure. This study examined the advantages of assessing gambling exposure using availability, accessibility, and a composite measure.

27.11.2020 | Original Paper

The Relationship Between Family Gambling Problems, Other Family Stressors, and Health Indicators in a Large Population-Representative Sample of Australian Adults

In focusing on FGPs, we consider literature on comorbidities and impacts of gambling problems as they apply to both gamblers and CSOs. Both poorer physical health and risky health behaviours are associated with FGPs. Individually, PGs (Billi et …

11.11.2020 | Original Paper Open Access

Adolescent Problem Gambling in Rural Ghana: Prevalence and Gender Differentiation

Problem gambling among young people is now a public health challenge in sub-Saharan Africa. However, the behaviour remains understudied, particularly, among rural-dwelling young people in countries within the subregion. We aimed to estimate the 12 …

09.11.2020 | Original Paper

Advertising Games of Chance in Adolescents and Young Adults in Spain

Gambling advertising can influence attitudes and gaming behavior of adolescents and young adults (A&Y). To study the effect of advertising on the attitudes and gaming behavior of a sample of 2887 Spanish A&Y (12–22 years old), by means of a …

03.11.2020 | Original Paper

Gambling, Family Dysfunction and Psychological Disorders: A Cross- Sectional Study

The present study aimed to identify predictors and effects of problem gambling and examine the moderating role of family dysfunction between problem gambling and its effects. A sample of 104 gamblers (all were men, Mean = 26.2, SD = 6.8), was …

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The Journal of Gambling Studies is an interdisciplinary forum for research and discussion of the many and varied aspects of gambling behavior, both controlled and pathological. Coverage extends to the wide range of attendant and resultant problems, including alcoholism, suicide, crime, and a number of other mental health concerns. Articles published in this journal span a cross-section of disciplines including psychiatry, psychology, sociology, political science, criminology, and social work.

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