Problem Gambling in Hong Kong and Macao

Etiology, Prevalence and Treatment

  • Chi Chuen Chan
  • William Wai Lim Li
  • Eugene Chung Ip Leung

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Eugene Chung Ip Leung
    Pages 1-36
  3. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Eugene Chung Ip Leung
    Pages 37-59
  4. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Eugene Chung Ip Leung
    Pages 61-74
  5. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Eugene Chung Ip Leung
    Pages 75-94
  6. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Eugene Chung Ip Leung
    Pages 95-119
  7. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Eugene Chung Ip Leung
    Pages 121-138
  8. Chi Chuen Chan, William Wai Lim Li, Eugene Chung Ip Leung
    Pages 139-154
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 155-161

About this book

Introduction

This book critically examines the psychology of gambling in Hong Kong and Macao. Covering the history of gambling and its development in the two jurisdictions, it highlights the prevalence and status quo of problem gambling, the theoretical perspectives on the etiology of gambling disorder, and the treatment of problem gambling. The book also introduces a personality and pathways development model of Chinese problem gamblers and concludes with outlooks on the future of gambling in Hong Kong and Macao.

Keywords

Future of gambling in Hong Kong Future of gambling in Macau History of gambling in Hong Kong History of gambling in Macau Personality of Chinese problem gamblers Treatment of problem gambling in Hong Kong Treatment of problem gambling in Macau aetiology of problem gambling in Hong Kong aetiology of problem gambling in Macau pathways development of Chinese problem gamblers problem gambling in Hong Kong problem gambling in Macau

Authors and affiliations

  • Chi Chuen Chan
    • 1
  • William Wai Lim Li
    • 2
  • Eugene Chung Ip Leung
    • 3
  1. 1.Hong Kong programUpper Iowa UniversityNorth PointHong Kong
  2. 2.Lai King Rehabilitation CentreThe Chinese University of Hong KongN.T.Hong Kong
  3. 3.Independent ScholarHong KongHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1068-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Behavioral Science and Psychology
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-1066-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-1068-2
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