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The Psychology of Chinese Gambling

A Cultural and Historical Perspective

  • Chi Chuen Chan
  • William Wai Lim Li
  • Amy Sau Lam Chiu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    Pages 1-34
  3. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    Pages 35-55
  4. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    Pages 57-83
  5. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    Pages 85-97
  6. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    Pages 99-114
  7. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    Pages 115-127
  8. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    Pages 129-143
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 145-146

About this book

Introduction

This book critically discusses the psychology of Chinese gambling from a cultural perspective. In particular, it investigates the history of gambling, the prevalence of gambling in China, and the personality of Chinese gamblers and explores how the Chinese culture has contributed to the development of gambling and gambling problems. Further, it examines specific evidence-based treatment for Chinese problem gamblers and provides a therapeutic model that is tailored to their needs and psychology. This book useful for students and academics conducting research on Chinese gamblers and the treatments that work for them.

Keywords

Psychology of Chinese gambling Chinese gambling and Chinese culture Cultural history of Chinese gambling Popular games in ancient China Prevalence of Chinese gambling Personality of Chinese gamblers Integrated treatment model Etiology of Chinese gambling

Authors and affiliations

  • Chi Chuen Chan
    • 1
  • William Wai Lim Li
    • 2
  • Amy Sau Lam Chiu
    • 3
  1. 1.Upper Iowa University - Hong Kong CenterHong KongHong Kong
  2. 2.Upper Iowa University - Hong Kong CenterHong KongHong Kong
  3. 3.Upper Iowa University - Hong Kong CenterHong KongHong Kong

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