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Gambling and Gaming Addictions in Adolescence (Parent, Adolescent and Child Training Skills)by Mark Griffiths
Synopses & Reviews
The guide gives the practitioner an understanding of why children and adolescents may come to play fruit machines/video games to excess and includes knowledge about the risk factors involved in this. It includes practical and common-sense interventions that may be beneficial for such children and adolescents and also includes practical advice to give to parents facing their child’s behavioural addiction.
This practical guide is designed for anyone working with children, adolescents and their families. It offers a valuable insight into the different forms of gambling and games addiction whilst offering hints for parents when faced with this behavioural addiction.
About the Author
Mark Griffiths is lecturer in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University.
Table of Contents
Part I: Behavioural Addictions.
Part II: Technological Addictions.
Part III: Adolescent Gambling.
Part IV: Gambling on Fruit Machines.
Part V: Videogames and Fruit Machines – Commonalities.
Part VI: Adolescent Videogame Playing.
Part VII: Fruit Machines and Videogames – Some Final Comments.
Hints for Parents.
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