publication . Article . 2004

when passion leads to problematic outcomes a look at gambling

Catherine F. Ratelle; Robert J. Vallerand; Geneviève A. Mageau; François L. Rousseau; Pierre Provencher;
  • Published: 02 Apr 2004 Journal: Journal of Gambling Studies, volume 20, pages 105-119 (issn: 1050-5350, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Vallerand et al. (2003) have proposed that individuals can have two distinct types of passion toward an activity. Harmonious passion, an internal force leading one to choose to engage in the activity, is proposed to be associated with positive consequences. Obsessive passion, an internal pressure forcing one to engage in an activity, is posited to be associated with negative consequences. The present study sought to determine the role of the two types of passion in various cognitive and affective states associated with dependence and problems with gambling. Participants (n = 412) were recruited at the Montreal Casino and given a questionnaire measuring passion t...
free text keywords: Impulse control disorder, medicine.disease, medicine, Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Rumination, medicine.symptom, Cognition, Passion, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Mood, Anxiety, Addiction, Affect (psychology), Psychology
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