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Title: Current Measurement of Problem Gambling: Experiences using the Victorian Gambling Screen
Contributor(s): Tolchard, Barry (author)
Publication Date: 2009
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/8085
Abstract: The Problem with the Problem: Definition - • U.S. driven medical model • Addiction or Compulsion • DSM - failure to differentiate regular and problem gamblers • Pathology or Harm • Local context Victorian Gambling Screen (VGS) - • Developed using a definition of problem gambling based on harm: "'Problem' gambling refers to the situation when a person's gambling activity gives rise to harm to the individual player, and/or his or her family, and may extend into the community" [DIPG Report, p.106]
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: 7th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues - "Putting all the pieces together", Nova Gorica, Slovenia, 1st - 4th July, 2009
Conference Details: 7th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues - "Putting all the pieces together", Nova Gorica, Slovenia, 1st - 4th July, 2009
Source of Publication: Presented at the 7th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues
Publisher: EASG: European Association for the Study of Gambling
Place of Publication: Online
Field of Research (FOR): 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
170110 Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis
111714 Mental Health
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://www.easg.org/media/file/conferences/novagorica2008/thursday/1400-ses4/tolchard_barry.pdf
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