International student gambling: The role of acculturation, gambling cognitions and social circumstances

Anna C. Thomas, Susan Moore, Sudhir Kale, Natalina Zlatevska, Mark T. Spence, Petra K. Staiger, Joseph Graffam, Michael Kyrios

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Abstract

This project has been funded as part of the Research Program of the Ministerial Council on Gambling and was commissioned under research priority six of the National Gambling Research Program. This priority involves:“Conducting research into patterns of gambling and consider strategies for harm reduction in specific communities and populations, such as Indigenous, rural, remote or culturally and linguistically diverse communities, young people or older people”. 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 summary report presents the findings of the study and outlines the methodology.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherGambling Research Australia (GRA)
Number of pages106
ISBN (Print)9781921627415
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Thomas, A. C., Moore, S., Kale, S., Zlatevska, N., Spence, M. T., Staiger, P. K., ... Kyrios, M. (2011). International student gambling: The role of acculturation, gambling cognitions and social circumstances. Australia: Gambling Research Australia (GRA).