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Research & Publications | Publications | 2017


Journal Articles

Castren, S., Temcheff, C., Derevensky, J., Joselsson, K., Alho, H. & Salonen, A. (2017). Teacher awareness and attitudes regarding adolescent risk behaviours: A sample of Finnish Middle and High School teachers. International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction,15(2), 295-311.

Deans, E., Thomas, S., Daube, M., & Derevensky, J. (2017). The role of peer influences on the normalisation of sports wagering: A qualitative study of Australian men. Addiction Research & Theory, 25(2), 103-113.

Deans, E., Thomas, S., Derevensky, J. & Daube, M. (2017). The influence of marketing on the sports betting and consumption behaviours of young men: Implications for harm reduction and prevention strategies. Harm Reduction Journal, 14(5), 1-12.

Kim H., Wohl, M., Gupta, R. & Derevensky, J. (2017). Why do young adults gamble online? A qualitative study of motivation to transition from social casino games to online gambling. Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health, 7(1): 6.

Marchica, L., Zhao, Y., & Derevensky, J. (2017). An analysis of health-related information using gambling- related keywords. Journal of Substance Abuse and Alcoholism (Special Themed Issue - Research on Gambling Disorders), 5(3), 1-7.

Marchica, L., Zhao, Y., Derevensky, J. & Ivoska, W. (2017). Understanding the relationship between sports-relevant gambling and being at-risk for a gambling problem among American adolescents. Journal of Gambling Studies, 33, 437-448.

Pitt, H., Thomas, S., Bestman, A., Daube, M., & Derevensky, J. (2017). What do children observe and learn from televised sports betting advertisements? A qualitative study among Australian children. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12728.

Pitt, H., Thomas, S. L., Bestman, A., Daube, M., & Derevensky, J. (2017). Factors that influence children's gambling attitudes and consumption intentions: lessons for gambling harm prevention research, policies and advocacy strategies. Harm Reduction Journal, 14(1), 11; doi: 10.1186/s12954-017-0136-3

Richard, J. & Derevensky, J. (2017). Identifying the relationship between mental health symptoms, problem behaviors and gambling among adolescents. Annals of Behavioural Science,3(2), 1-9.

Saunders, J., Hao, W., Long, J., King, D., Mann, K., Fauth-Buhler, M., Rumfp, H-J., Bowden-Jones, H., Movaghar, A., Chung, T., Chan, E., Bahar, N., Achab, S., Lee, H-K., Potenza, M., Petry, N., Spritzer, D., Ambekar, A., Billieux, J., Derevensky, J., Griffiths, M., Pontes, H., Kuss, D., Higuchi, S., Mihara, S., Assangangkornchai, S., Sharma, M., El Kashef, A., Ip, P., Farrell, M., Scafato, E.,Carragher, N., & Poznyak, V. (2017).Gaming disorder: Its delineation as an important condition for diagnosis, management and prevention. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 6(3), 271-279.

St-Pierre, R.A., Derevensky, J., Temcheff, C., Gupta,R. & Martin-Story, A.(2017). Evaluation of a school-based gambling prevention program for adolescents: Efficacy of using the Theory of Planned Behaviour. Journal of Gambling Issues, 36 (6), 113-137.

Zhao, Y., Marchica, L., Derevensky, J. & Shaffer, H. J. (2017). The scope, focus and types of gambling policies among Canadian colleges and universities. Canadian Psychology/Psycholgie Canadienne, 58, 187-193.

Book Chapters

Derevensky, J., Csiernik, R. & St-Pierre, R. (2017). Problem gambling: Current knowledge, clinical perspectives and concerns. In R. Csiernik & W. S. Rowe (Eds.). Responding to the oppression of addiction: Canadian social work perspectives, Third Edition. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 434-462.

Derevensky, J. & Gilbeau, L. (2017). Adolescent gambling: Another risky behavior. In D L. Evans, E.B. Foa, R.E. Gur, H. Hendin, C.P. O'Brien, M. Seligman & B.T. Walsh (Eds.). Treating and preventing adolescent mental health disorders: What we know and what we don't know. A research agenda for improving the mental health of our youth, 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press.