Problem Gambling: Cognition, Prevention And Treatment by F. GobetProblem Gambling: Cognition, Prevention And Treatment by F. Gobet

Problem Gambling: Cognition, Prevention And Treatment

byF. GobetEditorM. Schiller

Paperback | January 1, 2014

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Problem gambling is a perennial issue frequently reported in the media. This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource on problem gambling research. It describes the state of the art of the subject and presents the latest developments such as computer modelling of gambling behaviour and risk profiles of gambling products.
Anssi Airas, RAY, Espoo, Finland Henrietta Bowden-Jones, National Problem Gambling Clinic, London, UK Guillermo Campitelli, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia Luke Clark, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Anthony Franklin, Project Manager, London, UK Fernand R. Gobet, University of Liverpool, UK Iain G...
Title:Problem Gambling: Cognition, Prevention And TreatmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:324 pagesPublished:January 1, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1349444863

ISBN - 13:9781349444861


Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Marvin R. G. Schiller and Fernand R. Gobet PART I: PSYCHOLOGY OF PROBLEM GAMBLING 2. Expertise and the Illusion of Expertise in Gambling; Guillermo Campitelli and Craig Speelman 3. The Hot Hand Fallacy and the Gambler's Fallacy: What Are They and Why Do People Believe in Them?; Juemin Xu and Nigel Harvey 4. Cognitive Models of Gambling and Problem Gambling; Marvin R. G. Schiller and Fernand R. Gobet PART II: GAMBLING AND SOCIETY 5. Behind the Scenes of Creating the Tool for Responsible Games; Anssi Airas 6. Problem Gambling amongst Athletes in the United Kingdom; Daniel J. A. Rhind, Kerry O'Brien, Sophia Jowett and Ian Greenlees 7. The Gambling Market in Great Britain; David Miers 8. The 'Problem Gambler' and Socio-Spatial Vulnerability; Marc Welsh, Rhys Jones, Jessica Pykett and Mark Whitehead 9. Implementing a Social Responsibility Agenda in the Regulation of Gambling in Great Britain; David Miers PART III: TREATMENT OF PROBLEM GAMBLING 10. Treatment of Disordered Gambling; Igor Yakovenko and David C. Hodgins 11. Impulsivity and Cognitive Distortions in Problem Gambling; Theory and Application; Annika Lindberg, Luke Clark and Henrietta Bowden-Jones PART IV: A PROBLEM GAMBLER'S PERSPECTIVE 12. Life as a Compulsive Gambler: A First-Hand Account; Tony Franklin

Editorial Reviews

"Problem Gambling is a valuable and interestingread. While academics and those with some background knowledge of psychologywill have the greatest appreciation for this book, it would also be suitablefor treatment providers or those who wish to gain an overview of some of thecurrent issues surrounding problem gambling and current problem gamblingresearch and legislation in the United Kingdom. . a useful reference volume,with directions for further literature for each respective field." (MelanieHartmann, International Gambling Studies, Vol. 15 (3), July, 2015)