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Patterns and characteristics of adolescent gambling

Título: Patterns and characteristics of adolescent gambling
Autores: Ken C. Winters Ph.D., Randy Stinchfield Ph.D., Jayne Fulkerson M.A.
Data: 1993


Minnesota youth (15 to 18-years of age) were surveyed regarding their gambling experiences and psychosocial risk status. Gambling was reported by most of the subjects, with 8.7% classified as problem gamblers. Correlates of problem gambling included school difficulties, regular drug use, delinquency, parental gambling, and being male. Adolescent gambling is conceptualized as a normal experience of youth, yet those in the problem gambling group may be particularly vulnerable to future gambling problems.


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Fonte: Springer
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