Journal article

Exploring the Predictive Value of Gambling Motives, Cognitive Distortions, and Materialism on Problem Gambling Severity in Adolescents and Young Adults

Ana Estevez, Paula Jauregui, Hibai Lopez-Gonzalez, Laura Macia, Naiara Lopez, Leire Zamora, Jaione Onaindia, Roser Granero, Gemma Mestre-Bach, Trevor Steward, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda, Monica Gomez-Pena, Laura Moragas, Teresa Mena-Moreno, Maria Lozano-Madrid, Amparo del Pino-Gutierrez, Ester Codina, Giulia Testa, Cristina Vintro-Alcaraz, Zaida Aguera Show all

Journal of Gambling Studies | SPRINGER | Published : 2020

Abstract

Gambling motives and cognitive distortions are thought to be associated because both coping and financial motives to gamble appear to be predictors of gambling related cognitive distortions. Therefore, there is an argument to be made that gambling motives, cognitive distortions, and materialism share common attributes and might be related to problem gambling severity. The present paper aims to examine the relationship between these three variables, both in a clinical and community setting, to see if they can predict gambling severity. A sample of 250 participants from the general population and 31 participants from the clinical population was recruited. The results showed that the clinical s..

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Awarded by Delegacion del Gobierno para el Plan Nacional sobre Drogas


Awarded by Beatriu de Pinos programme of the Secretariat for Universities and Research


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Funding Acknowledgements

Financial support was received through the Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovacion y Universidades (grant RTI2018-101837-B-100). FIS PI14/00290, FIS PI17/01167 received aid from the Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad. The research was also funded by the Delegacion del Gobierno para el Plan Nacional sobre Drogas (2017I067 and 2019I47), CIBER Fisiologia Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn) and CIBER Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), both of which are initiatives of ISCIII. We thank CERCA Programme/Generalitat de Catalunya for institutional support. Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER) "Una manera de hacer Europa"/"a way to build Europe". HLG is funded by the Beatriu de Pinos programme of the Secretariat for Universities and Research (Grant Number 2017 BP00035). GMB is supported by a postdoctoral grant of the Fundacion Ciudadania y Valores. TMM, MLM and CVA are supported by a predoctoral grant awarded by the Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte (FPU16/02087; FPU15/0291; FPU16/01453).