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  1. Content type: Research article

    Although Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities participate less in gambling than the general population, those who gamble are more likely to show signs of disordered gambling (Moore and Ohts...

    Authors: Randa Mazbouh-Moussa and Keis Ohtsuka

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:10

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  2. Content type: Research article

    This study investigates the nature and behaviour of illegal gamblers in Hong Kong. A face-to-face street survey of 512 gamblers was conducted in Hong Kong between September and December 2015 with supplementary...

    Authors: Andrew Tessler, Kareen El Beyrouty and Natasha Crapnell

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:9

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  3. Content type: Research article

    This study investigated the effect of problem gambler gender on the relationship between the gambler having dependent children (younger than 18 years) living at home and the gambler perpetrating or being a vic...

    Authors: Maria Bellringer, Janet Pearson, Katie Palmer du Preez, Denise Wilson, Jane Koziol-McLain, Nick Garrett and Max Abbott

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2017 7:8

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  4. Content type: Research article

    A few studies have examined gambling behavior and problem gambling among minorities and reported higher rates of both participation and gambling problems among particular minority groups in comparison to White...

    Authors: Kyle R. Caler, Jose Ricardo Vargas Garcia and Lia Nower

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

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  5. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

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

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

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  6. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  7. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  8. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    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 ...

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

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

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  10. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Md. Azharul Islam and Muhammad Zakir Hossin

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

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  11. Content type: Case study

    Approaches using self-help have proved successful at treating a range of mental and physical conditions. Guidance by a trained worker enhances the effects of self-help materials, in particular those based on C...

    Authors: Barry Tolchard and Cynthia M. Stuhlmiller

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:10

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  12. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  13. Content type: Research article

    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.

    Authors: Susanna Geidne, Karin Fröding and Madelene Larsson

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

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  14. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  15. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Irene Lai Kuen Wong and Millicent Pui Sze Lam

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

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  16. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The discourse of Australian young adults who gamble regularly was analysed to explore key dilemmas and challenges of a generation who grew up with the positive and negative impacts of gambling advertisements. ...

    Authors: Maree Ann Nekich and Keis Ohtsuka

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:4

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  18. Content type: Commentary

    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...

    Authors: Jasmine M. Y. Loo and Kai Lit Phua

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

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  19. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Despite substantial evidence that problem gambling is associated with a wide range of family difficulties, limited effort has been devoted to studying the negative impacts on family members as a result of prob...

    Authors: Elda Mei Lo Chan, Nicki A. Dowling, Alun C. Jackson and Daniel Tan-lei Shek

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2016 6:1

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  21. Content type: Debate

    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...

    Authors: Brittany Keen, Dylan Pickering, Martin Wieczorek and Alex Blaszczynski

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

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  22. Content type: Research article

    In this article, treatment with a brief intervention based on Naikan (self-reflection) therapy for a patient presenting with pathological gambling is described. The patient, a 66-year-old woman, had suffered f...

    Authors: Yasunobu Komoto

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2015 5:2

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  23. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Kengo Yokomitsu, Takahito Takahashi, Junichiro Kanazawa and Yuji Sakano

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

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The meanings of gambling among senior gamblers in Hong Kong were investigated using semi-structured interviews based on an ethnographic approach. 18 senior gamblers (10 men; 8 women) over the age of 55 years w...

    Authors: Keis Ohtsuka and Chi Chuen Chan

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

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  25. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

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

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

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  26. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper evaluates the impact of an awareness program for Asian casino employees. Contents of the program included the following topics: (1) Understanding the nature of casino games, and the notion of ‘rando...

    Authors: Irene Lai Kuen Wong and Mina Poon

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2014 2:BF03342126

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  27. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This study investigated the pathway to development of problem gambling in treatment-seeking gamblers attending a self-help group in Hong Kong. A total of 17 problem gamblers (15 men, 2 women; aged from 22 to 5...

    Authors: Chi Chuen Chan and Keis Ohtsuka

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2014 2:BF03342122

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  28. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This study investigates the Legislative Councilors’ perceptions of gambling expansion and responsible gambling practices in Hong Kong. Employing quota sampling strategies, fourteen councilors were recruited to...

    Authors: Irene Lai Kuen Wong, Yuk Wa Chui and Yee Shan Yue

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2014 2:BF03342124

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  29. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This study investigated the pathway to development of problem gambling in treatment-seeking gamblers attending a self-help group in Hong Kong. A total of 17 problem gamblers (15 men, 2 women; aged from 22 to 5...

    Authors: Chi Chuen Chan and Keis Ohtsuka

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2014 2:BF03342122

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  30. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  31. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  32. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

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

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  33. Content type: Research article

    There exists only a small number of empirical studies investigating the patterns of family violence in problem gambling populations, although some evidence exists that intimate partner violence and child abuse...

    Authors: Aino Suomi, Alun C Jackson, Nicki A Dowling, Tiffany Lavis, Janet Patford, Shane A Thomas, Peter Harvey, Max Abbott, Maria E Bellringer, Jane Koziol-McLain and Sue Cockman

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:13

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Despite the range of free services available in Australia, few family and friends of people with problem gambling access them. Over recent years, the Australian gambling help service system has expanded to inc...

    Authors: Simone N Rodda, Dan I Lubman, Nicki A Dowling and Terence V McCann

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:12

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Partners can be especially vulnerable to the negative effects of gambling problems, but little research has sought to understand partners’ experiences from their own unique perspectives. This qualitative inter...

    Authors: Louise Holdsworth, Elaine Nuske, Margaret Tiyce and Nerilee Hing

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:11

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Gambling affects communities in many ways, yet relatively little research has investigated community level impacts of gambling in the context of Indigenous communities. To help address this gap in research, th...

    Authors: Helen M Breen, Nerilee Hing and Ashley Gordon

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:10

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Despite an increase in social diversity in recent years, the role of culture in gambling cognition and behaviour is not fully understood. Qualitative interviews examined subjective views of Australian poker ma...

    Authors: Keis Ohtsuka

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:9

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the present study was to understand the clinical and social construction of pathological gamblers in Macau. In Macau, they are called Paichai (扒仔), which literally means “to grab money from others.”...

    Authors: Chi Chuen Chan and Keis Ohtsuka

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:6

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  39. Content type: Research article

    This paper has two purposes. First, we examine crime associated with the consequences of card and commercial gambling by Indigenous Australians in two states, in north Queensland (QLD) and in northern New Sout...

    Authors: Helen Breen, Nerilee Hing and Ashley Gordon

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:4

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  40. Content type: Research article

    The Chinese have always been identified as gamblers, and they accept this. However, apart from state lotteries, the people of China have not been exposed to a situation where games have been legitimized and ma...

    Authors: Elisabeth Papineau

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

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  41. Content type: Research article

    There have been mixed research results when studying gambling problems in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in Australia and internationally. This study tests the feasibility of using na...

    Authors: Matthew Stevens and Kate Golebiowska

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:1

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Will increased casino proximity lead to, or correlate with, an increased prevalence of problem gambling? This study aims to address this research question by conducting a systematic review in the potential rel...

    Authors: Henry H Y Tong and David Chim

    Citation: Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health 2013 3:2

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