Gambling Studies Program


Campos, M.D., Williams, R. C., Joshi, V., Hall, E., Reid, R., Rosenthal, R. J., & Fong, T. W. (2022). Dropout or early treatment response among gamblers with depressive symptoms. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. DOI: 10.1007/s11469-021-00586-z.

Rosenthal, R.J. (2020). Inclusion of pathological gambling in DSM-III, its classification as a disorder of impulse control, and the role of Robert Custer, International Gambling Studies, 20(1),151-170.

Rosenthal, R.J. (2019). Gambling addiction. In N. Savelle- Rochlin and S. Akhtar (Eds.). Beyond the Primal Addiction. Routledge: London & New York, 57-72.

Rosenthal, R.J. & Faris, S.B. (2019). The etymology and early history of ‘addiction.’ Addiction Research & Theory, 27(5), 437-449.

Reid, R. C., Campos, M., Selochan, N., Fong, T. W. (2018). Characteristics of treatment seeking problem gamblers with adult ADHD. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

Campos, M. D., Camacho, A., Pereda, K., Santana, K., Calix, I., & Fong, T. W. (2016). Attitudes towards gambling, gambling problems, and treatment among Hispanics in Imperial County, CA. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI: 10.1007/s10899-015-9585-3.

Abarbanel, B., & Fiedler, I. (2016). Social gaming and social gambling: eSports. Market analysis and regulatory recommendations. University of Hamburg and University of California, Los Angeles. Available upon request.

Abarbanel, B. (2016). A review of Bermuda problem and responsible gambling policy. Report submitted to Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission; Hamilton, Bermuda.

King, D. L., Gainsbury, S. M., Delfabbro, P. H., Hing, N., & Abarbanel, B. (2015). Distinguishing between gaming and gambling activities in addiction research. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 4(4), 215-220. doi: 10.1556/2006.4.2015.045

Campos, M. D., Rosenthal, R. J., Chen, Q., Moghaddam, J. F., & Fong, T. W. (2015). A self-help manual for problem gamblers: The impact of minimal therapist guidance on outcome. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, DOI: 10.1007/s11469-015-9579-5.

Moghaddam, J. F., Yoon, G., Campos, M. D., & Fong, T. W. (2015). Social and behavioral problems among five gambling severity groups. Psychiatry Research, 230(2), 143-149.

Rosenthal, R.J. (2015). Dostoevsky and gambling. In D. Martinsen and O.E. Maiorova (Eds.). Dostoevsky in Context. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, 148-156.

Rosenthal, R.J. (2015). Why Dostoevsky quit gambling. Dostoevsky Studies, 19, 33-50.

Rosenthal, R. J. (2015). Masochism and pathological gambling. Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 43(1), 1-25.

Philander, K., Abarbanel, B. L., & Repetti, T. (2015). Consumer spending in the gaming industry: Evidence of complementary demand in casino and online venues. International Gambling Studies, 15(2), 256-272. doi: 10.1080/14459795.2015.1042002

Abarbanel, B. L., Bernhard, B., Singh, A.K., & Lucas, A. (2015). Mapping the online gambling e-servicescape: Impact of virtual atmospherics on the gambler’s experience. Behaviour & Information Technology, 34(10), 1005-1021. doi: 10.1080/0144929X.2015.1046930

Abarbanel, B. L., & Rahman, A. (2015). eCommerce Market Convergence in Action: Social Casinos and Real Money Gambling. UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal, 19(1), 51-62.

Moghaddam, J. F., Campos, M. D., Myo, C., Reid, R. C., & Fong, T. W. (2014). A longitudinal examination of depression among gambling inpatients. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(4), 1245-1255.

Abarbanel, B.L.(2013). UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal, 17(2), 27-44.

Philander, K.S., & Abarbanel, B.L.L. (2013). Determinants of Internet poker adoption. Journal of Gambling Studies. (OnlineFirst).

Fink, A., Parhami, I., Rosenthal, R. J., Campos, M.D., Siani, A., & Fong, T. W. (2012). How transparent is behavioral intervention research on pathological gambling and other gambling-related disorders? A systematic literature review. Addiction (In Press)

Guerrero, E., Campos, M. D., Urada, D., & Yang, J. (2012). Exploring the impact of cultural and linguistic competence on Latino’s completion of substance abuse treatment in California. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. (In Press)

Abarbanel, B.L., & Bernhard, B.J. (2012). Chicks with decks: The female lived experience in poker. International Gambling Studies, 12, 367-385.

Abarbanel, B. (2012). Cultural dimensions of countries enacting Internet sports betting policy. UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal, 16(1), 77-85.

Takiguchi, N. and Rosenthal, R.J. (2011). Problem gambling in Japan: A social perspective. Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, 31 January.

Parhami, I., Hyman, M., Siani, A., Lin, S., Collard, M., Garcia, J., et al. (2012). Screening for Addictive Disorders Within a Workers’ Compensation Clinic: An Exploratory Study. Substance Use & Misuse, 47(1), 99-107.

Parhami, I., Siani, A., Rosenthal, R. J., Lin, S., Collard, M., & Fong, T. W. (2012). Sleep and gambling severity in a community sample of gamblers. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 31(1), 67-79.

Reid, R. C., McKittrick, H. L., Davtian, M., & Fong, T. (2012). Self-Reported Differences on Measures of Executive Function in a Patient Sample of Pathological Gamblers. International Journal of Neuroscience, 1-16.

Davtian, M.Reid, R.C.Fong, T.W. (2012). Investigating facets of personality in adult pathological gamblers with ADHD. Neuropsychiatry, 2(2): 163-174.

Parhami, I.Davtian, M.Fong, T.W. (2012). A preliminary six-month prospective study examining self-reported religious preference, religiosity / spirituality, and retention at a Jewish residential treatment center for substance related disorders. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. doi: 10.1007/s11414-012-9279-x.

Shead, N. W., Derevensky, J. L., Fong, T. W., & Gupta, R. (2012). Characteristics of Internet Gamblers Among a Sample of Students at a Large, Public University in Southwestern United States. Journal of College Student Development, 53(1), 133-148.

Abarbanel, B.L.L., Lucas, A.F., & Singh, A.K. (2011). Estimating the indirect effect of sports books on other in-house gaming volumes. UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal, 15(2), 77-90.

Reid, R. C., Li, D. S., Lopez, J., Collard, M., Parhami, I., Karim, R., et al. (2011). Exploring Facets of Personality and Escapism in Pathological Gamblers. [doi: 10.1080/1533256X.2011.547071]. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 11(1), 60-74.

Fong, T. W.Campos, M. D., Brecht, M.-L., Davis, A., Marco, A., Pecanha, V., et al. (2011). Problem and Pathological Gambling in a Sample of Casino Patrons. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27(1), 35-47.

Parhami, I.Campos, M. D., Fink, A., & Fong, T. (2011). Transparent reporting of gambling effectiveness studies. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 59(1), 114-114.

Camacho, A., Collins, P., Fong, T., Ng, B., & Stewart, S. H. (2010). Psychometric Evaluation of the Gambling Motives Questionnaire in an Indian Tribe in Rural Southern California. American Journal on Addictions, 19(4), 376-377.

Fong, T., Campos, M.Rosenthal, R., Brecht, M.-L., Schwartz, B., Davis, A., et al. (2010). Problem Gambling Knowledge and Perceived Community Impact Among Asian-Pacific Islanders and Non Asian-Pacific Islanders. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 12(2), 173-178.

Fong, T. W. (2009). Problem and Pathological Gambling. American Journal on Addictions, 18(3), 254-254.

Dickson-Gillespie, L., Rugle, L., Rosenthal, R., & Fong, T. (2008). Preventing the Incidence and Harm of Gambling Problems. Journal of Primary Prevention, 29(1), 37-55.

Fong, T., Kalechstein, A., Bernhard, B., Rosenthal, R., & Rugle, L. (2008). A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of olanzapine for the treatment of video poker pathological gamblers. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 89(3), 298-303.

Fong, T. W. (2008). A comparison of neurocognitive performance between pathological gambling and methamphetamine dependence. American Journal on Addictions, 17(4), 334-334.

Rosenthal, R. J. (2008). Psychodynamic psychotherapy and the treatment of pathological gambling. Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry, 30, S41-S50.