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Number Vol 41: Spring 2019 Year 2019

9 articles in this issue 

Kengo Yokomitsu,Eiichi Kamimura

The Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale (GSAS) is a 12-item self-rated measure designed to assess gambling symptoms. This study was designed to translate the GSAS into Japanese and to examine the factor structure and validity of the Japanese version of the ... see more


Dylan Pickering,Zhenzhen Nong,Sally M Gainsbury,Alex Blaszczynski

Self-exclusion is an important harm minimization strategy implemented by gambling operators to restrict a problem gambler’s access to gambling opportunities. Aspects of self-exclusion, including low uptake and non-compliance, limit the effectiveness of pr... see more


Eva Monson,Sylvia Kairouz,Matthew Perks,Nicole Arsenault

Gambling research has highlighted substantial activity-specific differences in gambling behaviours, but measures of problem gambling remain non-specific. This paper aims to examine the consistency of general versus activity-specific Problem Gambling Sever... see more


Raymond V Lavoie,Kelley J Main

Despite being well-known for its positive consequences, the psychological state of flow has raised some concerns. In this research, we advanced our understanding of the relationships that flow has in the context of online gambling. Across two studies, in ... see more


Jérémie Richard,Thomas S Paskus,Jeffrey L Derevensky

Student-athletes represent a vulnerable subgroup of the college student population with regards to engagement in high-risk behaviours. Four large samples of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) student-athletes in 2004 (N = 20,587), 2008 (N = 1... see more


Matthew D Sanscartier,Jack Shen,Jason D Edgerton

This study investigates mental health and substance use problems associated with gambling among Canadian emerging adults (ages 18–20 years). Drawing on a cross-sectional wave of 624 (47.8% male) participants from the Manitoba Longitudinal Study of Young A... see more


Andrée-Anne Légaré,Isabelle Giroux,Francine Ferland

Group therapy for multiple addictions, pathological gambling and drug dependency, has not yet been empirically validated. This study assesses the outcome of group therapy conducted with 8 gamblers and 16 substance users. Using a concurrent nested design, ... see more


Jani Selin,Matilda Hellman,Tuulia Lerkkanen

A rapidly growing globalized and digitalized gambling industry has compelled European jurisdictions to take action in order to secure some level of gambling market control, to secure public funds from gambling, and to protect citizens from gambling-relate... see more