Submission Type


Session Title

Session 1-2-B: Harm Prevention and Youth


Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

Start Date

28-5-2019 11:00 AM

End Date

28-5-2019 12:25 PM


Clinical Psychology | Cognitive Psychology | Developmental Psychology | Health Psychology | Theory and Philosophy


education, prevention, gambling, youth, misconceptions, cognitive distortions.

Funding Sources

This research was funded by a philanthropic grant from the Gaming Technologies Association. The authors would also like to acknowledge Dooleys Catholic Club Lidcombe for providing an initial grant to conduct a systematic review that formed the basis of this research. No funding bodies had any involvement in the development of research questions, methodology, research conduct, or analysis or interpretation of results.

Competing Interests

Brittany Keen has received funding from ClubsNSW, Dooleys Lidcombe, Gaming Technologies Association, the New South Wales Government, Gambling Research Exchange Ontario, National Association for Gambling Studies. All funding was used to conduct research that aims to further the advancement of our understanding of gambling problems. For the period 2015 – 2018, Professor Blaszczynski has conducted research funded directly by Australian or international government, or government-related funding agencies, and industry operators. These include Gambling Research Exchange Ontario, ClubsNSW, Dooleys Club Lidcombe, Aristocrat Leisure Industries, Australian Communications Media Authority, Gaming Technologies Association, Gambling Research Australia, Responsible Wagering Australia, Commonwealth Bank, NSW Department of Trade and Investment (NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing), La Loterie Romande (Switzerland), Camelot (United Kingdom), La Française des Jeux (France), Loto-Quebec (Canada), and National Lottery (Belgium), and the National Association for Gambling Studies. He has received honorariums from Manitoba Gambling Research Program and GambleAware (formerly UK Responsible Gambling Trust) for grant reviews, and royalties from several publishers for books and book chapters. He has also received travel and accommodation expenses from Leagues Clubs, Gambling Research Exchange Ontario, USA National Council on Problem Gambling, Japan Medical Society for Behavioural Addiction, Le Comité d'organisation Congrès international sur les troubles addictifs, Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries, and New Horizons (British Columbia Lottery Corporation to attend conferences and meetings. All professional dealings have been conducted with the aim of enhancing responsible gambling and harm minimisation policies and practices, training counsellors in the treatment interventions, and advancing our understanding of the psychology of gambling. Dr Fadi Anjoul has received funding from the New South Wales government to conduct a report on gambling related harm.


May 28th, 11:00 AM May 28th, 12:25 PM


Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada