publication . Article . 2018

Age-related physical and psychological vulnerability as pathways to problem gambling in older adults

Parke, A; Griffiths, M; Pattinson, J; Keatley, D;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Mar 2018
  • Publisher: Akadémiai Kiadó
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Background: To inform clinical treatment and preventative efforts, there is an important need to understand the pathways to late-life gambling disorder. Aims: This study assesses the association between age-related physical health, social networks, and problem gambling in adults aged over 65 years and assesses the mediating role of affective disorders in this association.\ud \ud Methods: The sample comprised 595 older adults (mean age: 74.4 years, range: 65–94 years; 77.1% female) who were interviewed using a structured questionnaire to assess physical frailty, geriatric pain, loneliness, geriatric depression, geriatric anxiety, and problem gambling. \ud \ud Res...
Subjects
free text keywords: C840 Clinical Psychology, C800 Psychology, Medicine (miscellaneous), Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, General Medicine, Full-Length Report, gambling, older adults, women, anxiety, depression
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Alberghetti, A., & Collins, P. A. (2015). A passion for gambling: A generation-specific conceptual analysis and review of gambling among older adults in Canada. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(2), 343-358. doi:10.1007/s10899-013- 9425-2

Ariyabuddhiphongs, V. (2012). Older adults and gambling: A review. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 10(2), 297-308. doi:10.1007/s11469-011-9325-6 [OpenAIRE]

Aylaz, R., Akturk, U., Erci, B., Ozturk, H., & Aslan, H. (2012). Relationship between depression and loneliness in elderly and examination of influential factors. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 55(3), 548-554. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2012.03.006 [OpenAIRE]

Blozik, E., Stuck, A. E., Niemann, S., Ferrell, B. A., Harari, D., Renteln-Kruse, W. V., Gillmann, G., Beck, J. C., & CloughGorr, K. M. (2007). Geriatric pain measure short form: Development and initial evaluation. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 55(12), 2045-2050. doi:10.1111/j.1532- 5415.2007.01474.x [OpenAIRE]

Botterill, A., Gill, P. R., McLaren, S., & Gomez, R. (2016). Marital status and problem gambling among Australian older adults: The mediating role of loneliness. Journal of Gambling Studies, 32(3), 1027-1038. doi:10.1007/s10899-015-9575-5

Browne, M. W., & Cudeck, R. (1993). Alternative ways of assessing model fit. In K. A. Bollen & J. S. Long (Eds.), Testing structural equation models (pp. 136-162). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Chou, K. L., & Afifi, T. O. (2011). Disordered (pathological or problem) gambling and Axis I psychiatric disorders: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions. American Journal of Epidemiology, 173(11), 1289-1297. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr017

Cookman, M. L., & Weatherly, J. N. (2015). Investigating possible effects of ethnicity and aging on gambling as an escape. Journal of Gambling Studies, 32(2), 499-509. doi:10.1007/ s10899-015-9555-9 [OpenAIRE]

Cousins, S. O., Witcher, C. S., & Moodie, J. (2002). High quality aging or gambling with health. The lifestyles of elders who play bingo. Calgary, AB: Alberta Gaming Research Institute. Retrieved from http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/jspui/bitstream/1880/ 1627/1/Cousins_bingo.pdf [OpenAIRE]

Creighton, A. S., Davison, T. E., & Kissane, D. W. (2017). The correlates of anxiety among older adults in nursing homes and other residential aged care facilities: A systematic review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32(2), 141- 154. doi:10.1002/gps.4604

De Jong Gierveld, J., & van Tilburg, T. G. (2006). A 6 item scale for overall emotional and social loneliness: Confirmatory tests of survey data. Research on Aging, 28(5), 582-598. doi:10.1177/0164027506289723 [OpenAIRE]

Desai, R. A., Maciejewski, P. K., Dausey, D. J., Caldarone, B. J., & Potenza, M. N. (2004). Health correlates of recreational gambling in older adults. Journal of American Psychiatry, 161(9), 1672-1679. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.161.9.1672

Dragioti, E., Levin, L. A., Bernfort, L., Larsson, B., & Gerdle, B. (2017). Insomnia severity and its relationship with demographics, pain features, anxiety, and depression in older adults with and without pain: Cross-sectional population based results from the PainS65+ cohort. Annals of General Psychiatry, 16(1), 15. doi:10.1186/s12991-017-0137-3 [OpenAIRE]

Erickson, L., Molina, C. A., Ladd, G. T., Pietrzak, R. H., & Petry, N. M. (2005). Problem and pathological gambling are associated with poorer mental and physical health in older adults. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 20(8), 754-759. doi:10.1002/gps.1357

Ferris, J., & Wynne, H. (2001). The Canadian Problem Gambling Index: Final report. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.

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Abstract
Background: To inform clinical treatment and preventative efforts, there is an important need to understand the pathways to late-life gambling disorder. Aims: This study assesses the association between age-related physical health, social networks, and problem gambling in adults aged over 65 years and assesses the mediating role of affective disorders in this association.\ud \ud Methods: The sample comprised 595 older adults (mean age: 74.4 years, range: 65–94 years; 77.1% female) who were interviewed using a structured questionnaire to assess physical frailty, geriatric pain, loneliness, geriatric depression, geriatric anxiety, and problem gambling. \ud \ud Res...
Subjects
free text keywords: C840 Clinical Psychology, C800 Psychology, Medicine (miscellaneous), Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, General Medicine, Full-Length Report, gambling, older adults, women, anxiety, depression
Related Organizations
57 references, page 1 of 4

Alberghetti, A., & Collins, P. A. (2015). A passion for gambling: A generation-specific conceptual analysis and review of gambling among older adults in Canada. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(2), 343-358. doi:10.1007/s10899-013- 9425-2

Ariyabuddhiphongs, V. (2012). Older adults and gambling: A review. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 10(2), 297-308. doi:10.1007/s11469-011-9325-6 [OpenAIRE]

Aylaz, R., Akturk, U., Erci, B., Ozturk, H., & Aslan, H. (2012). Relationship between depression and loneliness in elderly and examination of influential factors. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 55(3), 548-554. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2012.03.006 [OpenAIRE]

Blozik, E., Stuck, A. E., Niemann, S., Ferrell, B. A., Harari, D., Renteln-Kruse, W. V., Gillmann, G., Beck, J. C., & CloughGorr, K. M. (2007). Geriatric pain measure short form: Development and initial evaluation. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 55(12), 2045-2050. doi:10.1111/j.1532- 5415.2007.01474.x [OpenAIRE]

Botterill, A., Gill, P. R., McLaren, S., & Gomez, R. (2016). Marital status and problem gambling among Australian older adults: The mediating role of loneliness. Journal of Gambling Studies, 32(3), 1027-1038. doi:10.1007/s10899-015-9575-5

Browne, M. W., & Cudeck, R. (1993). Alternative ways of assessing model fit. In K. A. Bollen & J. S. Long (Eds.), Testing structural equation models (pp. 136-162). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Chou, K. L., & Afifi, T. O. (2011). Disordered (pathological or problem) gambling and Axis I psychiatric disorders: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions. American Journal of Epidemiology, 173(11), 1289-1297. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr017

Cookman, M. L., & Weatherly, J. N. (2015). Investigating possible effects of ethnicity and aging on gambling as an escape. Journal of Gambling Studies, 32(2), 499-509. doi:10.1007/ s10899-015-9555-9 [OpenAIRE]

Cousins, S. O., Witcher, C. S., & Moodie, J. (2002). High quality aging or gambling with health. The lifestyles of elders who play bingo. Calgary, AB: Alberta Gaming Research Institute. Retrieved from http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/jspui/bitstream/1880/ 1627/1/Cousins_bingo.pdf [OpenAIRE]

Creighton, A. S., Davison, T. E., & Kissane, D. W. (2017). The correlates of anxiety among older adults in nursing homes and other residential aged care facilities: A systematic review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32(2), 141- 154. doi:10.1002/gps.4604

De Jong Gierveld, J., & van Tilburg, T. G. (2006). A 6 item scale for overall emotional and social loneliness: Confirmatory tests of survey data. Research on Aging, 28(5), 582-598. doi:10.1177/0164027506289723 [OpenAIRE]

Desai, R. A., Maciejewski, P. K., Dausey, D. J., Caldarone, B. J., & Potenza, M. N. (2004). Health correlates of recreational gambling in older adults. Journal of American Psychiatry, 161(9), 1672-1679. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.161.9.1672

Dragioti, E., Levin, L. A., Bernfort, L., Larsson, B., & Gerdle, B. (2017). Insomnia severity and its relationship with demographics, pain features, anxiety, and depression in older adults with and without pain: Cross-sectional population based results from the PainS65+ cohort. Annals of General Psychiatry, 16(1), 15. doi:10.1186/s12991-017-0137-3 [OpenAIRE]

Erickson, L., Molina, C. A., Ladd, G. T., Pietrzak, R. H., & Petry, N. M. (2005). Problem and pathological gambling are associated with poorer mental and physical health in older adults. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 20(8), 754-759. doi:10.1002/gps.1357

Ferris, J., & Wynne, H. (2001). The Canadian Problem Gambling Index: Final report. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.

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