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Session 2-3-G: The Consumption Screen for Problem Gambling (CSPG): Why a Penchant for Big Macs May Predict Appetites for Gambling
International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking
  • Matthew Rockloff, Central Queensland University
  • Matthew Browne Browne, Central Queensland University
Location
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Florentine IV
Start Date
29-5-2013 2:00 PM
End Date
29-5-2013 3:30 PM
Abstract

Evidence for a common underlying trait: “Consumptiveness”

Consumptiveness: “A persistent orientation towards acquiring and using resources in excess of a proper accounting of their costs and benefits - resulting in harm.”

simple behaviors that result in immediate, sensation-oriented rewards

  • alcohol, caffeine, smoking, illicit drugs, energy-rich foods (including salt)
  • Gambling

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Moderator: Darren Heyman

Session 2-3-G The Curious Connections between Hunger and Gambling

File: 16 PowerPoint slides

Citation Information
Matthew Rockloff and Matthew Browne Browne. "Session 2-3-G: The Consumption Screen for Problem Gambling (CSPG): Why a Penchant for Big Macs May Predict Appetites for Gambling" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/matthew_rockloff/3/