Final Research Reports

The following funded research studies are now complete. Final Research Reports are listed by principal investigator. Please select the report title below for copies of the final report, study details and related publications.

Afifi, T. “The Temporal Relationship Between Faulty Gambling Cognitions and Gambling Severity in Young Adults”.

Afifi, T. "Mindfulness on Gambling Symptoms in Women".

Afifi, T. "Life Interference due to Gambling in Three Canadian Provinces".

Bailis, D. "Does Self-Compassion Facilitate or Prevent Problem Gambling?".

Cunningham, J. "Online Interventions for Problem Gamblers with and without Co-occurring Problem Drinking: RCT".

Cunningham, J. "Online Interventions for Problem Gamblers with and without Co-occurring Mental Health Symptoms: RCT".
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Derevenksy, J. “Play-For-Fun/Social Casino Gambling: An Examination of Our Current Knowledge”.

Derevensky, J. "The Impact and Role of Emotion Regulation in Problem Gambling".

Edgerton, J. "Is Online Gaming Associated with Problem Gambling and Problem Gambling Risk Factors?".

Edgerton, J. "Longitudinal Analyses of the Prevalence, Course, and Comorbidity of Problem Gambling in Young Adults".

Edgerton, J. "Shame, Guilt, Coping Styles and Gambling: An Exploratory Study in a Sample of Emerging Adults".

Gainsbury, S. "Customized Responsible Gambling Messaging as a Tool to Encourage Help-Seeking".

Lee, B. "A Realist Review to Elucidate the Mechanisms linking Adverse Childhood Experiences and Couple Distress in Gambling and Addictive Disorders".

Luo, H. "An Exploratory Study through a Cultural Life Course Perspective: Gambling in Older Asian People in a Canadian Context".

MacLaren, V. “Behavioural Indicators and Player Characteristics of Frequent VLT Players”.

MacLaren, V. “Gambling Motives, Cognitions, and Personality of Frequent EMG Players”.

Oguzoglu, U. "Access to VLT Gambling and Gambling Behaviour".

Shead, W. "Help-Seeking among Poker Players with a Gambling Problem".

Stewart, S. "Gambling to Relax and Gambling to Forget: Questionnaire and Daily Diary Studies of Subtypes of Coping Motives for Gambling".

Stewart, S. “Direct and Indirect Ways of Assessing Beliefs about Gambling in the Advertising Context”.

Stewart, S. “Risk and Protective Factors of Gambling Among Young Adults: Analysis of the MLSYA Data”.

Theule, J. “Exploring the Relationships Between Problem Gambling & ADHD: A Meta-Analysis”.

Townsend, J. "Gambling among Immigrants to Canada: A Quantitative Investigation Using the Canadian Community Health Survey".

Vorauer, J. "Implications of Empathy for Effective Self- and Social Regulation of Gambling Behaviour".

Wohl, M. "Facilitating Limit Setting and Limit Adherence".

Wohl, M. “Overcoming Barriers to Seeking Help”.

Yi, S. "A Daily Diary Investigation of Self-Regulation in Gambling"