Gambling Problems in Youth: Theoretical and Applied by Durand F. Jacobs (auth.), Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Rina Gupta

By Durand F. Jacobs (auth.), Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Rina Gupta (eds.)

Howard J. Shaffer, Ph. D. greater than two decades in the past, I first famous that youngsters in North the US have been becoming up in a context of legalized playing for his or her whole lifetime. by means of the Nineteen Eighties, for youth, playing had develop into a standard and expectable a part of the social panorama. Amid criminal possibilities to gamble in all yet of the USA and with illicit possibilities to gamble in each kingdom, playing is now ubiquitous in the US. With few social sa- tions to restrict a tender person’s curiosity in gambling—like their grownup co- terparts—young humans now gamble in higher numbers and for likely larger stakes. steadily, gambling-related difficulties grew to become extra obvious for teenagers and the tradition slowly yet more and more took detect. via the past due Nineteen Nineties, each zone of yank and Canadian society had began to c- sider the consequences of legalized playing on adolescence. for various purposes, r- resentatives of the playing and overall healthiness care industries led the flow to avoid younger playing and reconcile current difficulties each time p- sible. Scientists additionally well-known that there has been a lot to be realized by means of stu- ing younger gamblers. towards the top of the 20 th century, there has been a quick raise in playing study targeting developmental concerns; 1/2 what's recognized approximately playing emerged in the course of the Nineteen Nineties. This quantity represents an immense occasion within the carrying on with development of a field.

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Lotto fever: We all lose! Money, 142–149. , & Jacobs, D. F. (1987). A pre-lottery benchmark study of teenage gambling in Virginia. Unpublished manuscript. Loma Linda, CA: Loma Linda University Department of Psychiatry. , & Jacobs, D. F. (1988). The relationship between dissociative-like experiences and sensation seeking among social and problem gamblers. Journal of Gambling Behavior, 4, 197–207. , & Jacobs, D. F. (1989). A post-lottery impact study of effects on teenage gambling behaviors. Unpublished manuscript.

S. Campbell & J. ), Gambling in Canada: Golden Goose or Trojan Horse? Burnaby, BC: Simon Fraser University. Jacobs, D. F. (1992). Prevalence of problem gambling among hospitalized adult male substance abusers. Paper presented at the Sixth National Conference on Gambling Behavior, Cleveland, OH. 22 Durand F. Jacobs Jacobs, D. F. (1994). Evidence supporting the “Pied Piper Effect“ of lottery promotion and sales on juvenile gambling. Paper presented at the Eighth National Conference on Gambling Behavior, Seattle, WA.

Loma Linda, CA: Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Hospital. Jacobs, D. , Marston, A. , & Singer, R. D. (1985b). Testing a General Theory of Addictions: Similarities and differences between alcoholics, pathological gamblers and compulsive overeaters. In J. J. ), Health and clinical psychology (pp. 265–310). Amsterdam, Holland: Elcevier Publishers. Jacobs, D. , Marston, A. , & Singer, R. D. (1987). A post-lottery study of gambling behaviors among high school students. Unpublished manuscript, Loma Linda, CA: Jerry L.

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