Problem Gambling In Hong Kong And Macao: Etiology, Prevalence And Treatment by Chi Chuen ChanProblem Gambling In Hong Kong And Macao: Etiology, Prevalence And Treatment by Chi Chuen Chan

Problem Gambling In Hong Kong And Macao: Etiology, Prevalence And Treatment

byChi Chuen Chan, William Wai M Li, Eugene Chung Ip Leung

Hardcover | June 16, 2016

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This book critically examines the psychology of gambling in Hong Kong and Macao. Covering the history of gambling and its development in the two jurisdictions, it highlights the prevalence and status quo of problem gambling, the theoretical perspectives on the etiology of gambling disorder, and the treatment of problem gambling. The book also introduces a personality and pathways development model of Chinese problem gamblers and concludes with outlooks on the future of gambling in Hong Kong and Macao.


Dr. Chi Chuen Chan is a professional psychologist with over 18 years of clinical experience. He has served six years as a clinical psychologist at Stanley Prison, Hong Kong and eleven years as a part-time clinical psychologist in Macao. He also spent one academic year as a full-time lecturer and student counsellor at Hong Kong Shue Yan...
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Title:Problem Gambling In Hong Kong And Macao: Etiology, Prevalence And TreatmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:161 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.25 inPublished:June 16, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811010668

ISBN - 13:9789811010668

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The History of Gambling in Hong Kong and Macao. Chapter 2: The State of Gambling in Hong Kong and Macao.- Chapter 3: The Personality of Problem Gamblers in Hong Kong and Macao.- Chapter 4: The Etiology of Problem Gambling.- Chapter 5: The Treatment of Problem Gamblers in Hong Kong and Macao.- Chapter 6: The Review on CBT and a Multi-modal Treatment Model for Problem Gamblers.- Chapter 7: The Challenges and the Future for Problem Gambling in Hong Kong and Macao.