Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101445
About the Course:
This exploratory study examines the manifestation of two experiential variables in undergraduate university students who gamble. The study had 829 participants (270 males and 559 females) who completed self-report questionnaires on gambling-related problems (South Oaks Gambling Screen), loneliness (Social and Emotional Loneliness Scale for Adults), and overall life satisfaction (Satisfaction with Life Scale).
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Loneliness and Life Dissatisfaction in Gamblers created by Julia Ungar, G. Ron Frisch, Reena Chopra, and James Porter
Journal of Gambling Issues
July 2004, Issue 11
Course Material Authors
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about loneliness and life dissatisfaction in gamblers. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss prior research into the relationship of loneliness and life satisfaction to problem gambling.
Explain the methodology of the reported study, including participants, measures, and procedures.
Describe study results, including general findings about the role of loneliness and life satisfaction to gambling as well as gender differences found.
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