Show simple item record Williams, Robert J. Simpson, Robert I. 2009-08-25T14:53:51Z 2009-08-25T14:53:51Z 2008-11-14
dc.identifier.citation Williams, R. J. & Simpson, R. I. (2008). Promising Practices in the Prevention of Problem Gambling. Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre. Guelph, Ontario, CANADA. November 14, 2008. en
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the present paper is to provide guidance about promising practices in the prevention of problem gambling that derives from the comprehensive review of the evidence contained in Williams, West, & Simpson‟s (2007) “Prevention of Problem Gambling: A Comprehensive Review of the Evidence. While there are many different definitions of “best practice” (e.g., Kahan & Goodstadt, 2005), common to all is the notion that a best practice is a “technique with the greatest potential to produce the desired result”. One step removed is the notion of a “promising practice” – one that enjoys some measure of scientific support, but not to the standard of rigor that would be required for “best practice” designation. This report acknowledges that no true “best practices” exist in relation to the prevention of problem gambling, and limits its discussion to measures for which there is some level of encouraging empirical support. en
dc.description.sponsorship Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre en
dc.subject Compulsive gambling -- Treatment en
dc.subject Compulsive gambling -- Prevention en
dc.title Promising Practices in the Prevention of Problem Gambling en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Health Sciences en
dc.description.peer-review No en
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en
dc.publisher.institution Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre en

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