ANALYSIS OF ADOLESCENT PROBLEM GAMBLING AND INTERVENTION MODES
Frequent gambling activities may include lotteries, sports betting, slot machines, blackjack, instant win games, online gambling and scratch cards. As a behavioural disorder, problem or pathological gambling, is characterized by preoccupation with the disorder, diminished control over gambling and recurrent maladaptive behaviour (Coyne et al., 2015). Rather than gambling being a leisurely pursuit, problem gamblers pursue it to alleviate their negative emotions and moods.
gambling, negative emotions and mood