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Early risk and protective factors for problem gambling: A systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies

Dowling, Nicki; Merkouris, S S; Greenwood, C J; Oldenhof, E; Toumbourou, J W; Youssef, G J


This systematic review aimed to identify early risk and protective factors (in childhood, adolescence or young adulthood) longitudinally associated with the subsequent development of gambling problems. A systematic search of peer-reviewed and grey literature from 1990 to 2015 identified 15 studies published in 23 articles. Meta-analyses quantified the effect size of 13 individual risk factors (alcohol use frequency, antisocial behaviours, depression, male gender, cannabis use, illicit drug use,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinical Psychology Review
DOI: 10.1016/j.cpr.2016.10.008
Access Rights: Open Access


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