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Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest

The Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest brings together addiction and mental health service providers, researchers and subject matter experts in the fields of gambling, technology/Internet use and video gaming to collaborate and share knowledge on emerging trends and clinical best practices.

Welcome to the NEW Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest! We are excited to launch this online community to support collaboration between addiction and mental health service providers, researchers and subject matter experts in the fields of problem gambling, technology/Internet use and video gaming. The goal is to share knowledge on emerging trends and clinical best practices. Get started today and be part of the conversation!

Learn more about the guidelines for the community here.

Learn more about evidence-informed best clinical practices for problem gambling and technology use at learn.problemgambling.ca.

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Problem Gaming Q&A with Elaine Uskoski (May 6-7, 2021) Featured

Welcome to our Q&A discussion with Elaine Uskoski. Over the next two days (May 6 & 7, 2021) we’ll be posting questions to Elaine about her and her son Jake’s story, as featured on recent CTV W5 feature, ‘Hooked’ a twenty-minute documentary about problem gaming in Canada. We invite you to watch the documentary by clicking here and join in our discussion on this thread below. Please remember to follow our Community Guidelines when posting and be considerate to others when posting your...Read More...
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JGI Special Issue Now Available! The Converging Worlds of Gambling, Video Gaming and Technology Use Featured

Editorial A few months ago, the Journal of Gambling Issues ( JGI ) announced that it was opening its doors to papers on other behavioral disorders and in particular to papers on video gaming. Video gaming is a rapidly growing industry that attracts a worldwide audience and therefore a worldwide impact, but few journals that specifically focus their attention on video gaming. According to a quick internet search, the worldwide video gaming industry is valued at $151.06 billion US in 2019 and,...Read More...

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