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Brief Interventions for Problem Gambling-A Meta-Analysis

About the Course:

This course covers a meta-analysis of several studies, systemic reviews and other meta-analyses of brief interventions for problem gambling. It includes: problem gambling vs pathological gambling, numerous studies and a seminal review and meta-analysis by Cowlishaw et al. SBIRT protocols were found to be effective at treating gambling problems and gambling disorder.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Brief Interventions for Problem Gambling-A Meta-Analysis created by Lena C. Quilty. PhD., Jeffrey D. Wardell, PhD, and Thulasi Thiruchselvam, M.Sc in 2019.

Publication Date:

2019

Course Material Authors

Lena C. Quilty. PhD.

Dr. Lena C. Quilty studies personality and cognitive moderators and mediators of illness course and outcome, with a particular focus on the role of personality traits and thinking styles in cognitive behavioural therapy for depression. This research has suggested that personality can predict a preferential response to different treatments, whereas personality and cognitive change during treatment may play a causal role within different treatments. a

Jeffrey D. Wardell, PhD

Dr. Wardell’s research broadly focuses on personality and psychosocial determinants of addictive behaviour, with a focus on the developmental context of young adulthood. His research applies methods such as laboratory alcohol administration and real-time assessment using mobile devices to study biopsychosocial processes that occur during substance use episodes. ,

Thulasi Thiruchselvam, M.Sc

Research interests include the intersection of reinforcement learning and stress in affective disorders, transdiagnostic cognitive processes involved in the maintenance of psychopathology, and the relevance of these processes in psychological interventions.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Compare the difference between problem gambling and pathologival gambling.

  2. Summarize the sumers studies, reviews and meta-analyses.

  3. Acknowledge that SBIRT protocols are effective in treating gambling disorder and related gambling conditions.

Course Material

References begin on page 15.

Course Material

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Course Number 102599
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