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dc.titleGambling cognition and subjective well-being as mediators between perceived stress and problem gambling: A cross-cultural study on white and chinese problem gamblers
dc.contributor.authorTang, C.S.K.
dc.contributor.authorOei, T.P.
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-02T10:10:23Z
dc.date.available2014-04-02T10:10:23Z
dc.date.issued2011-09
dc.identifier.citationTang, C.S.K., Oei, T.P. (2011-09). Gambling cognition and subjective well-being as mediators between perceived stress and problem gambling: A cross-cultural study on white and chinese problem gamblers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors 25 (3) : 511-520. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024013
dc.identifier.issn0893164X
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/49905
dc.description.abstractThis study aimed to delineate various pathways whereby cognitive and emotional vulnerabilities triggered by stress would lead to disruptive gambling. A multiple mediation framework was proposed to specify that gambling cognition and subjective well-being would mediate the influence of perceived stress on problem gambling. The cross-cultural validity of the proposed framework was examined with 132 White gamblers in Australia and 154 Chinese gamblers in China. They completed psychological scales on perceived stress, gambling expectancy bias, gambling refusal efficacy, negative affect, life satisfaction, and problem gambling. Compared to Chinese gamblers, White gamblers reported higher levels of perceived stress, gambling expectancy bias, and problem gambling as well as more pervasive negative affect and lower levels of life satisfaction. Results showed that the proposed multiple mediation framework fit the data better than two alternative plausible models. Life satisfaction and gambling refusal efficacy were two consistent mediators across White and Chinese gamblers. © 2011 American Psychological Association.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectCross-cultural problem gambling
dc.subjectGambling cognition & subjective well-being
dc.subjectPerceived stress and problem gambling
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentPSYCHOLOGY
dc.description.doi10.1037/a0024013
dc.description.sourcetitlePsychology of Addictive Behaviors
dc.description.volume25
dc.description.issue3
dc.description.page511-520
dc.description.codenPABEE
dc.identifier.isiut000295404100014
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