Psychology & Psychiatry

The loot box problem

Individuals with gambling problems and excessive gamers spend more on loot boxes than their peers, new research published in International Gambling Studies confirms.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How hope can make you happier with your lot

Having hope for the future could protect people from risky behaviors such as drinking and gambling—according to new research from the University of East Anglia. The researchers studied "relative deprivation"—the feeling ...

Addiction

Study examines how to help with problem gambling

With the lure of online gambling high during COVID-19 lockdowns—and SA gambling venues now reopening—partners and families of problem gamblers may be the first to see a problem emerging.

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