2011 London Workshop on Problem Gambling: Theory
and (Best) Practice
This workshop took place at Brunel University, London, Tuesday September 13th, 2011
Problem gambling is an inherently complex phenomenon. Dialogue between
diverse fields contributing to theory-building and good practice is a
prerequisite to understanding problem gambling and for effective
prevention, treatment and policy-making.
This one-day workshop was aimed at bringing together researchers, practicioners and
decision-makers interested in or dealing with disordered gambling.
Topics of interest included:
This workshop was co-located with the CHREST
Tutorial: An Introduction to Cognitive Modelling on Wednesday,
September 14th, 2011.
- Empirical studies on problem gambling (prevalence, risk factors,
- Theories on gambling and problem gambling behaviour
- Modelling approaches to problem gambling
- Prevention and treatment of problem gambling
- Responsible gaming
The workshop was supported by funding from the British Academy.
2011 London Workshop on Problem Gambling: Theory and (Best) Practice - Proceedings of Abstracts.
- Prof Mark Griffiths: Technological Trends in Gambling: Is Behavioural Tracking the Way Forward?
- Dr. Henrietta Bowden-Jones: Cognitive distortions in pathological gamblers: A research overview
- Anssi Airas: Tool for Responsible Games (SLIDES)
- David Burns: Reduction of social isolation in people "at risk" of problem gambling within the rural Australian central Victorian community of Maryborough, with a particular focus on women 55 years and over using an Integrated Health Promotion model
- Guillermo Campitelli and Craig Speelman: The role of overconfidence on problem gambling (SLIDES)
- Luke Clark, Rosanna Michalczuk and Henrietta Bowden-Jones: Impulsivity and cognitive distortions in pathological gamblers attending the UK National Problem Gambling Clinic
- Michelle Gray, Carol Stone, Jim Fearnley, Margaret Blake, Heather Wardle and Meera Balarajan: An exploration of Machine features and player behaviour during individual gaming sessions
- Anthony Franklin Responsible Gambling - A Perspective from a pathological gambler (SLIDES)
- Daniel Rhind: Do you want to bet? The prevalence of problem gambling amongst athletes in the United Kingdom (SLIDES)
- Adrian Scarfe: Promoting Successful Treatment for Problem Gamblers
- Marvin Schiller and Fernand Gobet: Cognitive Models of Problem Gambling (SLIDES)
- Juemin Xu: Hot hand fallacy or gambler's fallacy, or both (SLIDES)
Presentations (Open Access)
A selection of presentations has been made available by their authors via the Brunel University Research Archive (BURA):
presentation slides at BURA.
Please send inquiries to:
School of Social Sciences
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