Gambling and problem gambling among Chinese international students in New Zealand

Li, Wendy, Hodgetts, Darrin, and Ho, Elsie (2006) Gambling and problem gambling among Chinese international students in New Zealand. In: Prevention, protection and promotion. Proceedings of the Second International Asian Health and Wellbeing Conference, pp. 176-186. From: Second International Asian Health and Wellbeing Conference, 11-14 November 2006, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Abstract

The past decade has seen considerable growth in the number of Chinese international students attending New Zealand educational institutions. Research suggests that young Chinese international students have high levels of gambling and are at risk to problem gambling. However, little is known about gambling practices and the potential for problem gambling among this population. This paper presents initial findings from research into Chinese international student’s gambling histories, self-regulatory practices, the implications of gambling, and strategies for change.

Item ID: 18571
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
ISBN: 978-0-473-11758-4
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2011 03:57
FoR Codes: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920503 Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920410 Mental Health @ 50%
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