publication . Article . 2017

HOW DEPRESSION AND SOCIAL MEDIA PREFERENCES AFFECT FINANCIAL INVESTMENT&GAMBLING RISK TAKING BEHAVIOURS

YALVAC HAMURCU, H. Dilek; HAMURCU, Çağrı;
Open Access English
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017
  • Publisher: Rating Academy
Abstract
This study mainly examines the relationship between financial investment and gambling risk-taking tendencies and depression. In addition, how financial investment and gambling risk taking attitudes and depression level change with respect to age, gender and social media preferences are also analyzed in this study. DOSPERT Scale with subscales of financial investment and gambling and Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) are used for evaluating financial investment&gambling risk-taking tendencies and depression level respectively. According to this study, female chooses the less risky financial tool that is female prefers financial investment instead of financial gambl...
Subjects
free text keywords: Financial Risk Taking,Investment,Gambling,DOSPERT,Depression,Social Media, Financial Risk Taking, Investment, Gambling, DOSPERT, Depression, Social Media, Public finance, K4430-4675, Economics as a science, HB71-74
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