publication . Article . 2018

Configurations of gambling change and harm: qualitative findings from the Swedish longitudinal gambling study (Swelogs)

Samuelsson, Eva; Sundqvist, Kristina; Binde, Per;
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  • Published: 14 Mar 2018 Journal: Addiction Research & Theory, volume 26, pages 514-524 (issn: 1606-6359, eissn: 1476-7392, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: Sweden
Background: Gambling participation and problems change over time and are influenced by a variety of individual and contextual factors. However, gambling research has only to a small extent studied gamblers’ own perceptions of transitions in and out of problem gambling.Method: Qualitative telephone interviews were made with 40 gamblers who had repeatedly participated in the Swelogs Swedish Longitudinal Gambling Study. The framework approach was used for analyses, resulting in a multiple-linkage typology.Results: Our analyses revealed four configurations of gambling: (a) stable low frequency with no or minor harm, (b) decreasing high frequency with occasional harm...
free text keywords: Gambling, problem gambling, advertising, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary, Tvärvetenskapliga studier inom samhällsvetenskap, Medicine (miscellaneous), Harm, Psychology, Qualitative interviews, Social psychology
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