1992 Texas survey of adolescent gambling behavior by Lynn S. Wallisch

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Published by Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Austin, Texas .

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Other titlesGambling in Texas.
StatementLynn S. Wallisch.
ContributionsTexas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
LC ClassificationsHV6721.T4 W34 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 40, [14] p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1240017M
LC Control Number94621554

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In addition to comparing the conceptual and methodological   Gambling in Texas: Surveys of Adult and Adolescent Gambling Behavior Acknowledgements Special thanks are due to many people for their contributions to this study: To Rachel Volberg of Gemini Research for leading the way in the design and methodol-ogy of gambling prevalence studies throughout the US and abroad; /institutes/ari/pdf/offendered/tcada/gamblingpdf.

The literature on youth gambling often notes the relationship of gambling involvement to drug use. The extent of this association and its importance toward advancing knowledge about the origins and course of adolescent gambling are discussed.

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Provincial surveys conducted in the country have shown a past year adolescent gambling prevalence of 24%–90% and a past year adolescent problem gambling rate of %–% (see Table 2).

Research has found significant overlap in the problem drinker and pathological gambler populations. This finding leads to the question of whether the pairing of drinking and gambling at lower levels of intensity is similarly related to a variety of negative consequences. The data for the present study were gathered in Memphis, TN, and Reno, NV, from questionnaires completed by students in    Treatment of Pathological Gambling with Clomipramine.

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Austin: Texas One goal of the present investigation was to determine the proportion of “recovered” problem and pathological gamblers in a community sample who specifically identify themselves as recovered or improved. From this group we sought to obtain a description of the precipitants of recovery and pathways to recovery.

A follow-up telephone survey was conducted of participants reporting lifetime   addictiveness Adolescent lottery gambling Life after winning lotteries decreases in actual gambling behavior (Williams and Connolly ). Gamblers seemed to survey (Welte et al.

) and in a Gallup poll (Jones ), as well as by Lori A.J. Scott-Sheldon, Blair T. Johnson, in Handbook of Child and Adolescent Sexuality, Personality Characteristics. Adolescent risk-taking behaviors may be explained by personality characteristics such as impulsivity and sensation-seeking, which have been consistently associated with sexual risk-taking, including unprotected sexual intercourse (Hoyle, Fejfar, & Miller, ).

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Disordered gambling (DG) is an addiction characterized by having difficulty limiting money or time spent on gambling; this leads to adverse consequences for the gambler as well as people in the gambler's social network and the larger community tes of the past-year prevalence of DG from cross-national meta-analyses of over studies range from % to % 1,:// Prevalence Almost 30% of youth in the United States (or over million) are estimated to be involved in bullying as either a bully, a target of bullying, or both.

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Over 25% of adolescents had played in ‘money-free’ mode of gambling in the week preceding the survey, with opportunities on social networking sites four times Keywords: gambling, internet use, video games, shopping, kleptomania, sexual behavior, neuroimaging, frontal areas, striatum, serotonin Introduction Classes of behaviors having hedonic qualities (at least initially) including gambling, shopping, sexual behaviors, internet use and video game play may lead to compulsive engagement among a Renée A.

St-Pierre, Caroline E. Temcheff, Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Rina Gupta, Theory of Planned Behavior in School-Based Adolescent Problem Gambling Prevention: A Conceptual Framework, The Journal of Primary Prevention, /s, 36, 6, (), ().

Monitoring the Future is an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of Americans from adolescence through adulthood. Each year, a total of approximat 8th, 10th and 12th grade students are surveyed (12th graders sinceand 8th and 10th graders since ) Gambling disorders, including pathological gambling and problem gambling, have received increased attention from clinicians and researchers over the past three decades since gambling opportunities have expanded around the world.

This Seminar reviews prevalence, causes and associated features, screening and diagnosis, and treatment approaches. Gambling disorders affect 02–53% of adults (10)X/fulltext. Conceptualizations of gambling and disordered gambling behavior are inseparable in our language and nomenclature from the concepts of risk-taking and impulsivity; gambling is, by definition, a form of risk-taking behavior, and pathological gambling has been categorized as an “impulse control disorder” in the DSM-IV.

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