Dr Aino Suomi, Ass/Prof Nicki Dowling (Deakin University)
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation for 2019-2020
During this phase we will develop an evidence-based framework for the engagement of individuals with lived experience of gambling related harm. The framework will include strategies for multiple levels of engagement in research and will provide clear guidance as to the appropriate definitions and lived experience terminology for gambling context. Research questions:
During this phase we will apply the model developed in Phase 1 to examine the lived experience of gambling-related harms and co-existing mental health conditions. Research questions:
Suomi, A., Dowling, N.A., Thomas, S. et al. (2019). Patterns of Family and Intimate Partner Violence in Problem Gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies. 35: 465. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-018-9768-9.
Suomi, A., Freeman, B., & Banfield, M. (2017). Framework for the engagement of people with a lived experience in program implementation and research. Australian National University, Canberra.
Suomi, A. Dowling, N. A., & Jackson, A. C. (2014). Problem gambling subtypes based on psychological distress, alcohol abuse and impulsivity.Addictive Behaviors, 39(12), 1741-1745. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.07.023.
Lubman, D., Manning, V., Dowling, N., Rodda, S., Lee, S., Garde, E., Merkouris, S. & Volberg, R. (2017). Problem gambling in people seeking treatment for mental illness. Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, Melbourne.
For further details contact the main investigator Dr Aino Suomi
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