2011, English, Book
International student gambling : the role of acculturation, gambling cognitions and social circumstances : full technical report : a mixed-methods investigation of international student gambling / Anna Thomas ... [et al.]. [electronic resource] :
International student gambling the role of acculturation, gambling cognitions and social circumstances : full technical report : a mixed-methods investigation of international student gambling / Anna Thomas ... [et al.].
Thomas, Anna C.
Spence, Mark (Mark T.)
Staiger, Petra Karin.
Graffam, Joseph Henry.
Gambling Research Australia
Swinburne University of Technology
Victoria. Dept. of Justice
[Melbourne, Vic.] : Gambling Research Australia, 2011.
This research study examines the gambling behaviour of international university students in Australia It explores psychological risk factors and help-seeking among students from three universities in Victoria and Queensland, comparing international and local students. This technical report presents the full findings of the study and discusses the issue of risk and support for this population group. Sections include young adulthood and experimentation, gambling accessibility, knowledge of gambling risk, cultural expectations and norms, popularity and frequency of gambling activities, changes in gambling since arrival in Australia, gambling expenditure, risky and problem gambling, psychosocial risk factors, stressors and negative affect, alcohol consumption, predicting gambling behaviour, help seeking and gambling supports, and cultural group comparisons of gambling behaviours and psychosocial risk factors.
Authors: Anna Thomas, Susan Moore (Chief Investigator), Sudhir Kale, Natalina Zlatevska, Mark Spence, Petra Staiger, Joseph Graffam, and Michael Kyrios.
"Gambling Research Australia commissioned researchers from Swinburne University of Technology (Victoria), Bond University (Queensland) and Deakin University (Victoria) to undertake a study into gambling among international students."--Prelim.
"Copyright State of Victoria, Department of Justice 2011."--Prelim.
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