Gambling and Gaming Addictions in Adolescence / Edition 1

Gambling and Gaming Addictions in Adolescence / Edition 1

by Mark Griffiths
     
 

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

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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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