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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Disordered Gambling


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Editors? Foreword vii Foreword ix Contributors xix 1 The Conceptualization and Diagnosis of Disordered Gambling 1 David C. S. Richard and Julia Humphrey 2 Epidemiology: An International Perspective 26 Rachel A. Volberg and Robert J. Williams 3 Contributions from Neuroscience and Neuropsychology 49 Anna E. Goudriaan, Ruth J. van Holst, Dick J. Veltman, and Wim van den Brink 4 Behavioral Risk Factors in Disordered Gambling and Treatment Implications 71 Paul H. Delfabbro 5 Dopamine and Learning: Brain?Behavior Interactions in Disordered Gambling 98 Julia Humphrey and David C. S. Richard 6 Disordered Gambling and Personality Traits 117 Molly A. Nikolas and Christopher J. Hopwood 7 Case Conceptualization with Clients Presenting with Disordered Gambling 132 Lori Rugle 8 A Review of Problem Gambling Assessment Instruments and Brief Screens 165 Randy Stinchfield 9 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Translating Research into Clinical Practice 204 Alex Blaszczynski and Lia Nower 10 The Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Female Problem Gambling 225 Nicki A. Dowling 11 Understanding Gamblers Anonymous ? A Practitioner?s Guide 251 Peter Ferentzy, Wayne Skinner, and Paul Antze 12 The CARE Model: How to Improve Industry?Government?Health Care Provider Linkages 263 Michael J. A. Wohl, Travis Sztainert, and Matthew M. Young 13 Predictors of Treatment Outcome in Disordered Gambling 283 David M. Ledgerwood, Amy Loree, and Leslie H. Lundahl 14 Gambling Among Teens, College Students and Youth 306 Caroline E. Temcheff, Renee A. St-Pierre, and Jeffrey L. Derevensky 15 The Technological Convergence of Gambling and Gaming Practices 327 Mark D. Griffiths, Daniel L. King, and Paul H. Delfabbro 16 Gambling and Older Adults 347 Jamey J. Lister and Lia Nower 17 Internet Gaming and Disordered Gambling 361 Sally Gainsbury 18 Legal and Financial Issues and Disordered Gambling 386 Lia Nower and Alex Blaszczynski 19 Effects of Nutrition on Mental Health Conditions Associated with a Gambling Disorder 400 David C. S. Richard 20 Research Directions and Unanswered Questions in the Treatment of Disordered Gambling: Results of an Empirical Study 427 Lia Nower Index 445

About the Author

David C S Richard,Ph.D., is Dean of the Hamilton HoltSchool and Professor of Psychology at Rollins College in WinterPark, Florida. His research interests include behavioralanalysis of problem and disordered gambling and risk-taking,trauma, measurement development, and the relationship betweennutrition and mental health. He is co-editor of the journalInternational Gambling Studies. Alex Blaszczynski is the Professor of ClinicalPsychology, University of Sydney, Director of the University ofSydney s Gambling Research Unit, and Director of the GamblingTreatment Centre. In 1995, Professor Blaszczynski was aco-recipient of the American Council of Problem Gambling DirectorsAward, and in 2004, the National Centre for Responsible Gamblingsenior investigator s research award for his work in thefield of disordered gambling. He is a founding member ofthe National Association for Gambling Studies, and he is the Editorof International Gambling Studies. Lia Nower J.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor ofSocial Work and Director of the Center for Gambling Studies,Rutgers University. Her research focuses on the etiology andtreatment of problem and disordered gambling and co-morbidaddictive disorders, gambling-related policy issues, psychometricmeasurement, and elements of recovery. She is currently co-editorof International Gambling Studies and a consultant and grantreviewer for international, national and state agencies.


Overall, the Handbook is well worth the time invested inreading it, as leading experts from various disciplines studyingand treating disordered gambling contributed their knowledge andexpertise. (Addiction, 17 December 2014)

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