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Gender Differences in Self-Conscious Emotions and Motivation to Quit Gambling

Kushnir, Vladyslav; Godinho, Alexandra; Hodgins, David; Hendershot, Christian S; Cunningham, John


Considerable gender differences have been previously noted in the prevalence, etiology, and clinical features of problem gambling. While differences in affective states between men and women in particular, may explain differential experiences in the process of gambling, the role of affect in motivations for quitting gambling and recovery has not been thoroughly explored. The aim of this study was to examine gender differences within a sample of problem gamblers motivated to quit with or...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Gambling Studies
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-015-9574-6


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