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Title: The psychology of gaming and gambling
Author: Goh, Ci'an
ISNI:       0000 0004 6494 7578
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 2017
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Volume I: This volume consists of a systematic literature review investigating the evidence of computer-assisted cognitive behavioural therapy and motivational feedback interventions for problem gamblers. This is followed by an empirical study exploring the mediating effects of motivators for playing online games on play time and psychological wellbeing. Increased play time was associated with poorer psychological wellbeing, especially when there is a greater motivation for escapism. The negative impact of 'escapist' gaming was strengthened for individuals with low self-esteem. Volume II: Five clinical practice reports are presented in this volume. The first report details the case of a 39-year-old male experiencing social anxiety and low-mood, formulated from cognitive-behavioural and systemic perspectives. The second report presents a service development project, designed to evaluate the long-term conditions training for staff. The third report details a single-experimental design applied to the case of an 86 year-old male with panic attacks and low mood to evaluate a cognitive-behavioural intervention. The fourth report describes a case study of a 16-year-old male with social anxiety and low mood. The fifth is an abstract of an oral presentation given to describe the case of a 40-year-old male with mild learning disability, low mood and anger difficulties.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psy.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: BF Psychology