2011 London Workshop on Problem Gambling: Theory and Best Practice


Event Type:Conference
When:13 September 2011 09:30 AM-05.00 PM
Where:Brunel University, Gaskell Building
Kingston Lane
Uxbridge
Middlesex , England UB8 3PH
Website:www.gamblingresearch.net/pg-workshop
Audience:Responsible Gaming
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This one-day workshop aims to bring together researchers, practicioners and decision-makers interested in or dealing with disordered gambling. Problem gambling is an inherently complex phenomenon. Dialogue between diverse fields contributing to theory-building and good practice is a prerequisite to understanding problem gambling and for effective prevention, treatment and policy-making. Topics will include: Empirical studies on problem gambling (prevalence, risk factors, mechanisms, treatments); Theories on gambling and problem gambling behaviour; Modelling approaches to problem gambling; Prevention and treatment of problem gambling; Responsible gaming Policy-making