Youth gambling represents a potentially serious public policy and health issue. Nevertheless, the rise in youth gambling issues and problems in the global context is not matched with a parallel increase in research on adolescent gambling. As such, there is an urgent need to conduct more studies on adolescent gambling behaviour. Recently significant advances in the knowledge of the risk factors associated with adolescent problems has emerged. This book addresses issues related to prevalence, assessment, prevention and treatment of youth gambling problems as well as concerns related to technological changes associated with youth problem gambling.The inroads achieved through these lines of inquiry will lead to practical treatment and prevention strategies aimed at benefiting individuals who remain ... New York: Kluwer Academic/Plemun; 2004. 4. ... CanJ Psychiatry 2005;50(5):302 a3. 9. ... Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-1V-TR (4th Edition).
|Author||:||Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Joav Merrick, Daniel T. L. Shek|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2011-10-27|