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  1. Research article

    Why do young adults gamble online? A qualitative study of motivations to transition from social casino games to online gambling

    The present research examined the mechanisms of initiating online gambling among young adults. Of particular interest was whether social casino gaming was noted as part of young adults’ experience with online ...

    Hyoun S. Kim, Michael J. A. Wohl, Rina Gupta and Jeffrey L. Derevensky

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:6

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  2. Research article

    How gambling harms experienced by Pacific people in New Zealand amplify when they are culture-related

    Pacific people in New Zealand are a minority ethnic population identified in national prevalence studies as having the highest risk of developing gambling problems. As earlier studies identified some links bet...

    Komathi Kolandai-Matchett, Erika Langham, Maria Bellringer and Pesio Ah-Honi Siitia

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:5

    Published on: 18 August 2017

  3. Research article

    A review of educational-based gambling prevention programs for adolescents

    Educational-based problem gambling prevention programs are important avenues in targeting at-risk behaviors among adolescents to prevent an escalation of problematic behaviors into adulthood. The aim of this r...

    Boon Chin Oh, Yee Jie Ong and Jasmine M. Y. Loo

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:4

    Published on: 7 June 2017

  4. Research article

    Development and validation of the Pachinko/Pachi-Slot Playing Ambivalence Scale

    A scale aimed at measuring ambivalence among people with pachinko/pachi-slot playing disorder, the Pachinko/Pachi-Slot Playing Ambivalence Scale (PPAS), was developed and its reliability and validity ascertai...

    Yasunobu Komoto, Akiyo Shoun, Kumiko Akiyama, Akira Sakamoto, Taku Sato, Naoyuki Nishimura, Kikunori Shinohara, Hitoshi Ishida and Nobuo Makino

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:3

    Published on: 12 May 2017

  5. Research article

    Gambling behavior among Macau college and university students

    This survey investigated gambling behavior among Chinese students studying in Macau colleges and universities. It also aimed to examine the relationship between problem gambling, affect states and sensation se...

    Sut Mei Kam, Irene Lai Kuen Wong, Ernest Moon Tong So, David Kin Cheong Un and Chris Hon Wa Chan

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:2

    Published on: 4 April 2017

  6. Research Article

    Macau parents’ perceptions of underage children’s gambling involvement

    The study examined Macau parents’ perceptions of underage children’s gambling involvement, and parents’ attitudes towards help seeking if their children had a gambling problem. The parents’ gambling behavior ...

    Ernest Moon Tong So, Yorky Mei Po Lao and Irene Lai Kuen Wong

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:1

    Published on: 3 March 2017

  7. Research article

    Prevalence and risk factors of problematic internet use and the associated psychological distress among graduate students of Bangladesh

    A growing body of epidemiological literature suggests that problematic Internet use (PIU) is associated with a range of psychological health problems in adolescents and young adults. This study aimed to explor...

    Md. Azharul Islam and Muhammad Zakir Hossin

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:11

    Published on: 25 November 2016

  8. Research article

    Role of smartphone addiction in gambling passion and schoolwork engagement: a Dualistic Model of Passion approach

    There are growing concerns that seem to suggest that students no longer engage in school-related activities as they ought to. Recent observation has revealed that students now spend excessive time participatin...

    Ibeawuchi K. Enwereuzor, Leonard I. Ugwu and Dorothy I. Ugwu

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:9

    Published on: 26 August 2016

  9. Research article

    Gambling among adolescents with and without hearing loss

    This exploratory study investigates the prevalence of gambling, preferred types of gambling, and problem gambling in Swedish young people aged 15–18 years with and without hearing loss.

    Susanna Geidne, Karin Fröding and Madelene Larsson

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:8

    Published on: 4 August 2016

  10. Research article

    Adolescent gambling behaviour, a single latent construct and indicators of risk: findings from a national survey of New Zealand high school students

    This study explores underlying latent construct/s of gambling behaviour, and identifies indicators of “unhealthy gambling”. Data were collected from Youth’07 a nationally representative sample of New Zealand s...

    Fiona V. Rossen, Mathijs F. G. Lucassen, Theresa M. Fleming, Janie Sheridan and Simon J. Denny

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:7

    Published on: 3 August 2016

  11. Research article

    Gaming behavior and addiction among Hong Kong adolescents

    Game playing is very popular among Hong Kong teenagers. This study aimed to investigate adolescent gaming behavior and addiction at the Internet cafe, and to explore perceived benefits and harms associated wit...

    Irene Lai Kuen Wong and Millicent Pui Sze Lam

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:6

    Published on: 20 July 2016

  12. Research article

    Development, implementation, and evaluation of a multi-addiction prevention program for primary school students in Hong Kong: the B.E.S.T. Teen Program

    Based on the evaluation findings of the B.E.S.T. Teen Program which aimed at promoting behavioral, emotional, social, and thinking competencies in primary school students, it is argued in this paper that promo...

    Daniel T. L. Shek, Lu Yu, Hildie Leung, Florence K. Y. Wu and Moon Y. M. Law

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:5

    Published on: 8 July 2016

  13. Commentary

    Gambling participation and policies in Malaysia

    Regulatory policies for responsible gambling practices in Asia are constantly evolving as the gambling industry and technological landscape change over time. Malaysia makes an interesting case study for a comm...

    Jasmine M. Y. Loo and Kai Lit Phua

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:3

    Published on: 21 May 2016

  14. Research article

    Gender differences in the prospective association between maternal alcohol consumption trajectories and young adult offspring’s problem gambling at 30 years

    Although a large number of studies have examined the association between young adult’s alcohol consumption and their problem gambling behaviours, none of these studies address the prospective association betwe...

    Nam T. Tran, Alexandra Clavarino, Gail Williams and Jake M. Najman

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:2

    Published on: 8 April 2016

  15. Debate

    Problem gambling and family violence in the Asian context: a review

    Few empirical studies have specifically evaluated the causal connection between problem gambling and domestic or family violence within East and South-East Asian populations. Evidence from qualitative and quan...

    Brittany Keen, Dylan Pickering, Martin Wieczorek and Alex Blaszczynski

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2015 5:3

    Published on: 25 July 2015

  16. Research article

    Development and validation of the Japanese version of the Gambling Related Cognitions Scale (GRCS-J)

    This study aimed to develop and test the Japanese version of the Gambling Related Cognitions Scale (GRCS-J) to investigate its reliability and validity for assessing gambling cognitions in a Japanese sample. F...

    Kengo Yokomitsu, Takahito Takahashi, Junichiro Kanazawa and Yuji Sakano

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2015 5:1

    Published on: 25 February 2015

  17. Research article

    A Hong Kong school-based survey: impacts of parental gambling on adolescent gambling behavior and mental health status

    A school-based survey was conducted to examine the impact of parental gambling on adolescent gambling behavior and mental health status. A self-administered standardized questionnaire was distributed to 1,095 ...

    Siu Man Hsu, Lok Man Charlene Lam and Irene Lai Kuen Wong

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2014 4:3

    Published on: 21 February 2014

  18. Research article

    Mindfulness and problem gambling treatment

    Mindfulness originated from Buddhist contemplative practice 2500 years ago. Mindfulness has increasingly been integrated into a variety of health care programs to address issues such as chronic pain, mental he...

    Peter Chen, Farah Jindani, Jason Perry and Nigel L Turner

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2014 4:2

    Published on: 12 February 2014

  19. Research article

    The experience of recovering gamblers in Malaysia: a phenomenological study

    Understanding the problem gambling recovery process is essential in the development of effective prevention and treatment programs. Existing empirical studies have examined the determinants and treatment of ga...

    Li Li Choong, Jasmine M Y Loo and Wai Sheng Ng

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2014 4:1

    Published on: 30 January 2014

  20. Research article

    Negative impacts of gambling on Asian families and communities in New Zealand

    This paper outlines a project that investigated the impact of gambling and problem gambling on the health and wellbeing of Asian families and communities in New Zealand. This 2-year, multi-phase qualitative pr...

    Amritha Sobrun-Maharaj, Fiona V Rossen and Anita S K Wong

    Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:14

    Published on: 19 August 2013

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