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Author Dickerson, Mark G.

Title Gambling as an addictive behaviour : impaired control, harm minimisation, treatment and prevention / Mark Dickerson, John O'Connor.

Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

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 UniM Bail  616.85841 DICK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvii, 176 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series International research monographs in the addictions.
International research monographs in the addictions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-171) and index.
Contents 1 Research Context 1 -- Contemporary Gambling Worldwide 1 -- Historical Themes 2 -- Definitions of Gambling 7 -- Legalised Forms of Gambling and their Consumption 8 -- Definitions: Excessive, Problem and Pathological Gambling 10 -- Measures of Excessive, Problem and Pathological Gambling 13 -- Prevalence of Problem Gambling 15 -- Risk Factors: Emerging Causal Themes 16 -- Research Requirements 20 -- 2 Research into Impaired Control of Gambling Behaviour, Definition and Measurement: Traditional Psychometric and Mathematical Psychology Approaches 22 -- Gambling as One of the Addictions 22 -- Problem Gambling as the Dependent Variable 25 -- Self-Control as the Dependent Variable in Problem Gambling Research 26 -- Development of the Scale of Gambling Choices 28 -- Independent Confirmation of the Dimension of Self-Control of Gambling Behaviour 32 -- Subjective Control Scale of Control Over Urges to Gamble 32 -- A Qualitative Study of Self-Control in Youth Gamblers 34 -- Emotions and the Ability to Self-Regulate Gambling 38 -- Reported Harmful Impacts and the Ability to Self-Regulate 38 -- Relationship Between Impaired Control and Chasing 39 -- Impaired Control and Different Forms of Gambling 41 -- Progress in the Measurement and Definition of Impaired Control of Gambling Behaviour 43 -- SGC 12-Items 44 -- 3 Impaired Control and its Relationship to other Variables Implicated in the Development of Pathological Gambling 46 -- Initial Thoughts on Modelling Impaired Self-Control: Key Variables 46 -- A Developmental Perspective on Impaired Control of Gambling 46 -- Key Variables in Modelling Impaired Control 49 -- A Conceptual Basis for Modelling Impaired Self-Control of Gambling 81 -- 4 Models of Impaired Self-Control of Gambling 83 -- Empirical Model of EGM Play 83 -- Modelling Impaired Self-Control: A Model of Gambling Temptation - Restraint 93 -- Discussion of the Two Approaches to Exploring Impaired Self-Control 98 -- 5 Implications for Treatment Approaches to Problem Gambling Arising from the Model of Impaired Control 100 -- Do Existing Treatments Work? Conclusions from Treatment Literature Reviews 100 -- Bio-psychosocial Model as a Basis for Treatment 101 -- Implications of the Model of Impaired Control for Treatment Methods 103 -- Implications for Treatment Goals 105 -- 6 Implications for Harm Minimisation in the Management of Problem Gambling: Making Sense of "Responsible Gambling" 107 -- Harm Minimisation and Gambling 107 -- Impaired Control of Regular Gamblers: A Social and Consumer Protection Issue 118 -- 7 A Case Study of "Responsible Gambling" Strategies within a Single Jurisdiction: Victoria, Australia 124 -- Introduction of Gaming Machines 124 -- Victorian Problem Gambling Services Strategy 127 -- Problem Gambling Community Education Campaigns 127 -- Direct Treatment Services 129 -- Harm Minimisation 133 -- Research 135 -- Victoria: A Successful Public Health Approach or a Failure of Consumer Protection? 136 -- Impaired Self-Control of Gambling 138 -- On the Nature of Impaired Self-control of Gambling 140 -- Implications for Pathological Gambling 145 -- Implications for Problem Gambling Policy 147 -- Implications for Addiction 148.
Other author O'Connor, John, 1958-
Subject Compulsive gambling.
Standard Number 9780521847018 (hbk.)
ISBN 052184701X (hbk.)