Gambling and Gaming Addictions in Adolescence / Edition 1

Gambling and Gaming Addictions in Adolescence / Edition 1

by Mark Griffiths, British Psychological Society Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 1854333488

ISBN-13: 9781854333483

Pub. Date: 07/29/2002

Publisher: Wiley

The guide gives the practitioner an understanding of why children and adolescents may come to play fruit machines/video games to excess and includes knowledge about the risk factors involved in this. It includes practical and common-sense interventions that may be beneficial for such children and adolescents and also includes practical advice to give to parents

Overview

The guide gives the practitioner an understanding of why children and adolescents may come to play fruit machines/video games to excess and includes knowledge about the risk factors involved in this. It includes practical and common-sense interventions that may be beneficial for such children and adolescents and also includes practical advice to give to parents facing their child’s behavioural addiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854333483
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/29/2002
Series:
Parent, Adolescent and Child Training Skills Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.22(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Behavioural Addictions.

Part II: Technological Addictions.

Part III: Adolescent Gambling.

Part IV: Gambling on Fruit Machines.

Part V: Videogames and Fruit Machines – Commonalities.

Part VI: Adolescent Videogame Playing.

Part VII: Fruit Machines and Videogames – Some Final Comments.

References.

Further Reading.

Appendices.

Hints for Parents.

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