At odds: examining the impact of on-line gambling on youth wellbeing

Hume, Margee and Sullivan Mort, Gillian (2011) At odds: examining the impact of on-line gambling on youth wellbeing. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany. ISBN 978-3-8443-2859-2


The purpose of this research has been to examine youth consumption of high-speed Internet technology and on-line gambling and the impact on well-being. With the advent of increased speed and capability of Internet provision, interest in youth anxiety and stress resulting from gambling on-line has been evident in media reports. Issues including addiction, depression financial loss, pleasure seeking, excessive hours on-line and gambling, all impacting school, work and relationships have been proposed as the negative impacts of on-line gambling. This research addresses these and their impact on youth and society by conducting empirical research to ascertain the relationship of these to well-being. The monograph presents the theories themes and results related to the research.

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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright 2011 by the author and Lambert Academic Publishing.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2012 05:21
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 01:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: attitudes to gambling; adolescents; Internet gambling; mental health issues;
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160807 Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1505 Marketing > 150503 Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations)
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200203 Consumption and Everyday Life
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920408 Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services

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