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Problem Gambling of Chinese College Students: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior
Wu,Anise M.S.1; Tang,Catherine So kum2
2019-06-19
Source PublicationJournal of Gambling Studies
ISSN10505350
Volume28Issue:2Pages:315-324
Abstract

The present study, using the theory of planned behavior (TPB), investigated psychological correlates of intention to gamble and problem gambling among Chinese college students. Nine hundred and thirty two Chinese college students (aged from 18 to 25 years) in Hong Kong and Macao were surveyed. The findings generally support the efficacy of the TPB in explaining gambling intention and problems among Chinese college students. Specifically, the results of the path analysis indicate gambling intention and perceived control over gambling as the most proximal predictors of problem gambling, whereas attitudes, subjective norms, and perceived control, which are TPB components, influence gambling intention. Thus, these three TPB components should make up the core contents of the prevention and intervention efforts against problem gambling for Chinese college students. © 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

KeywordAttitudes Chinese College Students Intention Norms Perceived Control Problem Gambling Theory Of Planned Behavior
DOI10.1007/s10899-011-9250-4
URLView the original
Indexed BySSCI
Language英语
WOS Research AreaSubstance Abuse ; Psychology
WOS SubjectSubstance Abuse ; Psychology, Multidisciplinary
WOS IDWOS:000303500600011
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Document TypeJournal article
CollectionDEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
Affiliation1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Macau,Macao
2.National University of Singapore,Singapore
First Author AffilicationUniversity of Macau
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Wu,Anise M.S.,Tang,Catherine So kum. Problem Gambling of Chinese College Students: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior[J]. Journal of Gambling Studies,2019,28(2):315-324.
APA Wu,Anise M.S.,&Tang,Catherine So kum.(2019).Problem Gambling of Chinese College Students: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior.Journal of Gambling Studies,28(2),315-324.
MLA Wu,Anise M.S.,et al."Problem Gambling of Chinese College Students: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior".Journal of Gambling Studies 28.2(2019):315-324.
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