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  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (Faculty of Health SciencesFaculty of Health SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeGemini Research, 2010-03-31)
    Population prevalence surveys of gambling serve several important purposes. However, there has been some question about the accuracy of the prevalence rates obtained in these surveys. These questions concern whether ...
  • Volberg, Rachel A.; Williams, Robert J. (Health SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-11-14)
    Screening for problem gambling takes place in both clinical settings and in population research. Several short assessment tools for problem gambling have been developed over the past decade for use in these settings. ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (Gambling CommissionHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012-01-31)
    The aim of the present project is to provide the Gambling Commission and its stakeholders with advice on the feasibility and suitability of a new brief three‐item PGSI Short‐Form derived from the longer Problem Gambling ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre & The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term CareHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    A random sample of 4,035 Ontario adults (18+) was administered a telephone survey regarding their gambling attitudes, motivations for gambling, gambling behaviour, and problem gambling status. The survey was conducted ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (RoutledgeHealth SciencesHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeGemini Research, 2009)
    The present study investigated the impact of survey administration format, survey description, and gambling behaviour thresholds on obtained population prevalence rates of problem gambling. A total of 3,028 adults were ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeGemini Research, 2012-04-30)
    The present paper has three purposes. First, to outline the value and utility of population prevalence studies of gambling. Second, to review the methodological issues specific to conducting these studies. Third, in light ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Volberg, Rachel A.; Stevens, Rhys M. G. (Ontario Problem Gambling Research CentreHealth SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeGemini Research, 2012-05-08)
    The primary purpose of the present research was to standardize problem gambling prevalence rates so as to facilitate comparisons between jurisdictions as well as within the same jurisdiction over time. The first step in ...

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