Evaluating the effectiveness of an integrated cognitive-behavioural model for people with problem gambling in Hong Kong: A randomized waitlist control design


Grant Data
Project Title
Evaluating the effectiveness of an integrated cognitive-behavioural model for people with problem gambling in Hong Kong: A randomized waitlist control design
Principal Investigator
Professor Wong, Fu Keung Daniel   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Jackson Alun Conrad   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Lo Hay Ming Herman   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Dowling Nicki   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
30
Start Date
2014-09-01
Completion Date
2017-02-28
Amount
418000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
problem gambling, cognitive behaviour therapy, Hong Kong Chinese, depression and anxiety, dysfunctional cognition
Discipline
Social Work,Psychology
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
11409114
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2014/2015
Status
On-going
Objectives
Kong 2. To evaluate the short and longer-term effects of CBT group treatment for Chinese problem gamblers in Hong Kong 3. To examine if changes in gambling-related cognition and worker-client relationship predict the changes in gambling urge, severity of gambling and symptoms of stress, depression and anxiety among problem gamblers in Hong Kong