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The intergenerational transmission of problem gambling: The mediating role of parental psychopathology

Dowling, Nicki A; Shandley, K; Oldenhof, E; Youssef, G J; Thomas, S A; Frydenberg, E; Jackson, A C


The present study investigated the intergenerational transmission of problem gambling and the potential mediating role of parental psychopathology (problem drinking, drug use problems, and mental health issues). The study comprised 3953 participants (1938 males, 2015 females) recruited from a large-scale Australian community telephone survey of adults retrospectively reporting on parental problem gambling and psychopathology during their childhood. Overall, 4.0% [95%CI 3.0, 5.0] (n=157) of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-08
Type: Journal article
Source: Addictive behaviors
DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.03.002


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