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2014

Derevensky, J., Lischer, S. & Remmers, P. (2014.) Harm Minimization in the Prevention of Problem Gambling: Our Current Knowledge. Reported prepared for the Gauselmann Group, Germany, 64 pp.

Derevensky, J. & Remmers, P. (2014) ALICE RAP Policy Issue Paper on the Social Impact of Gambling. Report to the ALICE RAP Committee of the European Union, 85 pp.

Kim, H.S., Wohl, M., Gupta, R. & Dervensky, J. (2014). Play-for-fun to Play-for-pay: Identifying factors that transition people from social network gaming to online gambling. Final Report to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, 43 pp.

2013

Derevensky, J., St-Pierre, R., Walker, D. & Gupta, R. (2013). Availability and Accessibility of Gambling Venues: An examination of the Literature Concerning: How These Impact Problem Gambling. Final report to Mise Sur Toi, 42pp.

Derevensky, J. Gainsbury, S., Gupta, R. & Ellery, M. (2013). Play-for-Fun/Social-Casino Gambling: An Examination of Our Current Knowledge. Final report to the Manitoba Gambling Research Program, 31pp.

Maitland, S. B., Wiebe, J., Arnett, J., Davey, A. & Derevensky, J. (2013). Developmental Transitions and the Impact of Gambling in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Establishing the Baseline. Final report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 92 pp.

2012

Derevensky, J. & Gupta, R. (2012). Gambling Awareness/Prevention Initiative: A Summary of the Three-Year Smart Chocies Pilot Program. Report prepared for the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs (BDAP). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 9 pp.

Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., & Martin, I.  (2012). Evaluation  of a Treatment Program for Problem Gambling Offered to the Quebec Adolescent Population (Évaluation de l’impact d’un programme de traitement des problèmes de jeu offert à la population adolescente québécoise). Report prepared for the Fonds de recherché en santé du Québec (FRSQ), Québec, 28 pp.

Derevensky, J., St-Pierre, R., Temcheff, C. & Gupta, R. (2012). Teacher Awareness, Beliefs, and Attitudes Regarding Adolescent Gambling and Problem Gambling Prevention. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 60 pp.

Griffiths, M., Parke, J. & Derevensky, J. (2012). Structural Characteristics of Slot Machines. Reported prepared for  the Gauselmann Group, Germany, 75 pp.

Gupta, R. & Derevensky, J. (2012). Gambling Awareness Prevention Initiative: An Evaluation of the 2011-2012 Smart Choices School Program. Report prepared for the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs (BDAP), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 9 pp.

Gupta, R., Derevensky, J. & Wohl, M.J. (2012). A Qualitative Examination of Online Gambling Culture Among College Students: Factors Influencing Participation, Maintenance and Cessation. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 31 pp.

Gupta, R. & Derevensky, J. (2012). Preventing Gambling Problems Among College Students: A Literature Review. Report prepared for Mise sur toi, Montreal, 50 pp.

2011

Faregh, N, & Derevensky, J. (2011). A Secondary Analysis of the Canadian Community Helath Survey 2007-2008 Data Set. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 103 pp.

Griffiths, M.D., Parke, J., Derevensky, J., King, D. & Delfabbro, P. (2011). Children's online gambling: A brief review of the empirical literature. UK Council For Child Internet Safety (Research Highlight No.21). London: UKCCIS.

2010

Maitland, S., Wiebe, J., Arnett, J., Davey, A., & Derevensky, J. (2010). Developmental Transitions and the Impact of Gambling in Adolescence and Emerging Aduthood: Establishing the Baseline. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 89 pp.

Maitland, S., Wiebe, J., Arnett, J., Davey, A., & Derevensky, J. (2010). Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Canadian Adolescent Gambling Index in the Developmental Transitions in Youth and Emerging Aduthood study. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 48 pp.

Sklar, A., Derevensky, J. & Gupta, R. (2010). Selling the Game: A Teen-Focused Analysis of Gambling Advertisements. Report prepared for the Social Science and Humaities Research Council of Canada, 26 pp.

2009

Gill, K., Torrie, J., & Derevensky, J. (2009). Les impacts sociaux et psychologiques des jeux de hazard parmi les Cries du Quebec. (The social and psychological impact of gambling in the Cree communities of Northern Quebec). Report prepared for the Fonds de recherché en santé du Québec (FRSQ), Québec, 37 pp.

Gupta, R., Derevensky, J., Shead, N.W., & Nower, L. (2009). Bingeing Behavior in Youth: An ExploratoryStudy of Gambling Participation. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 49 pp.

Gupta, R., Nower, L., Derevensky, J., & Blaszczynski, A. (2009). Problem Gambling in Adolescents: An Examination of the Pathways Model. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 75 pp.

Martin, I., Gupta, R. & Derevensky, J. (2009). Le respect des lois limitant la vente de produits interdits aux mineurs : les revendeurs sont-ils plus disposés à demander une prevue d'âge lors se la vente des boissons alcoolisees ou lors de la vente de produis de loterie? (Retailer compliance with youth access regulatory policies: Are clerks more inclined to request age identification for the sale of alcohol versus lottery tickets?). Report prepared for the Fonds de recherché en santé du Québec (FRSQ), Québec, 80 pp.

Pagani, L., Derevensky, J. L., & Japel, C. (2009). What are the sources of parental influence on gambling and related high-risk activites in chilren from the poorest neighborhoods in Montreal? Report prepared for the Social Science and Humaities Research Council of Canada.

Shead, W., Walsh, K., Taylor, A. Derevensky, J. & Gupta, R. (2009). Source Credibility in the Development of Youth Problem Gambling and High-Risk Behaviors: A Review of Our Current Knowledge. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Center, Ontario, 58 pp.

2008

Gupta, R., & Derevensky, J. (2008). Gambling behaviors of Florida college students. Report prepared for the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Florida, 51 pp.

2007

Derevensky, J., Sklar, A., Gupta, R., Messerlian, C., Laroche, M., & Mansour, S. (2007). The effects of gambling advertisements on child and adolescent gambling attitudes and behaviors (Les effets de la publicité sur les attitudes et les comportements de jeu des enfants et des adolescents). Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ), Québec, 68 pp.

Martin, I., Gupta, R. et Derevensky, J. L. (2007). Participation aux jeux de hasard et d'argent, dans : DUBé, Gaëtane, et autres (2007). Enquête québécoise sur le tabac, l'alcool, la drogue et le jeu chez les élèves du secondaire, 2006, Québec, Institut de la statistique du Québec, chapitre 5, p. 125-144.

2006

Derevensky, J., Gillespie, M., Ellenbogen, S., Messerlian, C., & Gupta, R. (2006). Adolescent Problem Gambling: Evaluating the Role of Outcome Expenctancies and Passsion. Report prepared for the Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ), Québec, 52 pp.

Ross, N., Gilliland, J., Wilson, D., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., Olson, S., & Hasse, I. (2006). La loterie video dans les quartiers de Montreal : Une approache geomatrique. (Opportunities for video lottery terminal gambling in Montreal: A geometric approach). Report prepared for the Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ), Québec, 42 pp.

2005

Chevalier, S., Martin, I., Gupta, R. et Derevensky, J.L. (2005). Jeux de hasard et d'argent, dans Gaëtane Dubé, et autres (2005), Enquête québécoise sur le tabac, l'alcool, la drogue et le jeu chez les élèves du secondaire, 2004, Quoi de neuf depuis 2002, Québec, Institut de la statistique du Québec, p. 131-145.

Chevalier, S. (2005). Jeux d'argent, délinquances et criminalités chez les jeunes. Une recension des écrits. Montréal, Centre international d'étude sur le jeu et les comportements à risque chez les jeunes, 113 pp.

Derevensky, J., Lussier, I., Ellenbogen, S., Gupta,R., Wynne, H., & Messerlian, C. (2005). The Identification of Risk, Cultural and Protective Factors Associated with Youth Gambling Problems. (L’identification des variables culturelles et des facteurs de risque et de protection associés aux problèmes de jeu chez les jeunes). Report prepared for the Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ), Québec, 30 pp.

Gillespie, M., Gupta, R., Derevensky, J., Pratt, L., & Vallerand, R. (2005). Le jeu problématique chez les adolescents : perceptions des risques et des bénéfices (Adolescent problem gambling: Evaluating the risks and benefits) Report prepared for the Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ), Québec, 36 pp.

Messerlian, C., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., & Shea, B. (2005). Youth Gambling Prevention Campaigns: Evaluating the Message, the Target and the Medium. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, Ontario, 39 pp.

Pratt, L., Derevensky, J. Gillespie, M., & Gupta, R. (2005) The Development of an Instrument to Assess the Role of Gambling Outcome Expectancies for Adolescents: A Qualitative Analysis of Perceived Risks and Benefits of Adolescent Gambling. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, Ontario, 31 pp.

2004

Dane, A., McPhee, J., Root, L., & Derevensky, J. (2004). Parental socialization of youth gambling. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, Ontario, 139 pp.

2003

Byrne, A., Dickson, L., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., & Lussier, I. (2003). An Examination of Social Marketing Campaigns for the Prevention of Youth Problem Gambling. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, Ontario, 52 pp.

Dickson, L., Derevensky, J., & Gupta, R. (2003). Youth Gambling Problems: The Identification of Risk and Protective Factors. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, Ontario, 152 pp.

2002

Hardoon, K., Derevensky, J., & Gupta, R., (2002). An Examination of the Influence of Familial, Emotional, Conduct and Cognitive Problems, and Hyperactivity Upon Youth Risk-Taking and Adolescent Gambling Problems. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, Ontario, 113 pp.

2001

Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., Dickson, L., & Deguire, A-E. (2001). Prevention Efforts Toward Minimizing Gambling Problems. Paper prepared for the National Council for Problem Gambling, Center for Mental Health Services (CMS) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Washington, D.C., 104 pp.

Derevensky, J., & Gupta, R. (2001). Lottery Ticket Purchases by Adolescents: A Qualitative and Quantitative Examination. Report prepared for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, 152 pp.

Gupta, R., & Derevensky, J. (2001). An examination of the Differential Coping Styles of Adolescents with Gambling Problems. Report prepared for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, 89 pp.

Rugle, L., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., Winters, K., & Stinchfield, R. (2001). The Treatment of Problem and Pathological Gamblers. Paper prepared for the National Council for Problem Gambling, Center for Mental Health Services (CMS) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Washington, D.C., 105 pp.