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
Middlesex , England UB8 3PH
Audience:Responsible Gaming

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