Bibliography

Articles


Authors  Year  Title  Publication
Toce-Gerstein, M, Gerstein, DR & Volberg, RA.   2009 The NODS-CLiP: A Rapid Screen for Adult Pathological and Problem Gambling.  Journal of Gambling Studies 25 (4): 541-555. 
Williams RJ & Volberg, RA.  2009

 Impact of Survey Description, Administration Format, and Exclusionary Criteria on Population Prevalence Rates of Problem Gambling. 

 International Gambling Studies 9 (2): 101-117.
Xian, H, Shah, KR, Potenza, MN, Volberg, RA, Chantarujikapong, S, True, WR, Lyons, MJ, Tsuang, MT & Eisen, SA.  2008  A Latent Class Analysis of DSM-III-R Pathological Gambling Criteria in Middle-Aged Men: Assocation with Psychiatric Disorders.  Journal of Addiction Medicine 2 (2): 85-95. 
Xian, H, Shah, KR, Phillips, S M, Scherrer, JF, Volberg, RA, & Eisen, SA.  2008  Association of Cognitive Distortions with Problem and Pathological Gambling in Adult Male Twins.  Psychiatry Research, 160, 300-307.
Scherrer, JF, Xian, H., Krygiel Kapp, JM, Waterman, B, Shah, KR, Volberg RA & Eisen, SA.  2007  Association Between Exposure to Childhood and Lifetime Traumatic Events and Lifetime Pathological Gambling.   Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 195, 72-78. 
Volberg, RA & Wray, M.  2007  Legal Gambling and Problem Gambling as Mechanisms of Social Domination> Some Considerations for Future Research.  American Behavioral Scientist 51 (1): 56-85. 
Sartor, CE, Scherrer, JF, Shah, KR, Xian, H, Volberg, RA & Eisen, SA.  2007  Course of Pathological Gambling Symptoms and Reliability of the Lifetime Gambling History Measure.  Psychiatry Research 152 (1): 55-61.
Scherrer, JF, Slutske, WS, Xian, H, Waterman, B, Shah, KR, Volberg, RA & Eisen, SA.  2007  Factors Predicting Pathological Gambling at 10-Year Follow-up in a National Sample of Middle-aged Men.  Addiction 102, 970-978. 
Xian, H, Scherrer, JF, Slutske, W, Shah, KR, Volberg, RA & Eisen, SA.  2007  Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Pathological Gambling Symptoms in a 10-Year Follow-Up.  Twin Research and Human Genetics 10 (1): 174-179. 
Abbott, MW & Volberg, RA. 2006  The Measurement of Adult Problem and Pathological Gambling.   International Gambling Studies 6 (2): 175-200.
Scherrer, JF, Xian, H, Shah, KR, Volberg, RA, Slutske, W & Eisen, SA.  2005  Effect of genes, environment and comorbidity on health-related quality of life among problem and pathological gamblers.   Archives of General Psychiatry 62: 677-683.
Abbott, MW, Williams, M & Volberg, RA.  2004  A prospective study of problem and regular non-problem gamblers living in the community.  Substance Use and Misuse 39 (6): 855-884. 
Abbott, MW, Volberg, RA & Rönnberg, S.  2004  Comparing the New Zealand and Swedish national surveys of gambling and problem gambling.  Journal of Gambling Studies 20: 237-258.
Gerstein, DR, Volberg, RA, Harwood, HJ & Christiansen, EM.  2004  Assessing the costs of ‘addicted’ gamblers.  Managerial and Decision Economics 25: 201-203.
Volberg, RA.  2004  Fifteen years of prevalence research: What do we know? Where do we go?  Journal of Gambling Issues 10: Feature Article.  Available at http://www/camh.net/egambling.
Toce-Gerstein, M, Gerstein, DR & Volberg, RA.  2003  A hierarchy of gambling disorders in the community.  Addiction 98: 1661-1672.
Toce-Gerstein, M., Gerstein, DR & Volberg, RA.  2003  Where to draw the line? Response to comments on ‘A hierarchy of gambling disorders in the community.’  Addiction 98: 1678-1679.
Volberg, RA.  2003  Has there been a ‘feminization’ of gambling and problem gambling in America?  Journal of Gambling Issues 8: Feature Article.  Available at http://www/camh.net/egambling.
Volberg, RA & Vales, PA.  2002  Estimados de prevalencia sobre el juego patológico en Puerto Rico [Prevalence estimates of pathological gambling in Puerto Rico].  Revista Puertorriqueña de Psicología 13: 71-98.
Laudet, AB & Volberg, RA.  2002  Future directions for research into the psychological determinants of problem gambling patterns.  International Gambling Studies 2: 85-100.
Volberg, RA.  2002  The epidemiology of pathological gambling.  Psychiatric Annals 32 (3): 171-178.
Volberg, RA, Abbott, MW, Rönnberg, S & Munck, IM.  2001  Prevalence and risks of pathological gambling in Sweden.  Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 104 (4): 250-256. 
Volberg, RA, Gerstein, DR, Christiansen, EM & Baldridge, J.  2001  Assessing self-reported expenditures on gambling.  Managerial and Decision Economics 22 (1-3): 77-96. 
Volberg, RA.  2000  The future of gambling in the United Kingdom.  British Medical Journal 320: 1556.
Abbott MW & Volberg RA.  1999  A reply to Gambino’s ‘An epidemiologic note on verification bias: Implications for estimation of rates.  Journal of Gambling Studies 15(3): 233-242.
Volberg, RA.  1999  Research methods in the epidemiology of pathological gambling: Development of the field and directions for the future.  Anuario de Psicología 30 (4): 33-46. 
Volberg RA, Toce MT & Gerstein DR.   1999  From back room to living room: Public attitudes toward gambling.  Public Perspective 10 (5): 8-13.
Polzin PE, Baldridge J, Doyle D, Sylvester JT, Volberg RA & Moore WL.  1998  From convenience stores to casinos: Gambling – Montana style.  Montana Business Quarterly 36(4): 2-14.
Volberg RA, Moore WL, Christiansen EM, Cummings WE & Banks SM.   1998  Unaffordable losses: Estimating the proportion of gambling revenues derived from problem gamblers.  Gaming Law Review 2(4): 349-360. 
Volberg RA.  1998  Il gioco d’azzardo negli Stati Uniti: Studi sulla prevalenza del fenomeno [Gambling problems in the United States: Studies on prevalence].  Medicina delle Tossicodipendenze [Italian Journal of the Addictions] 1(18): 23-27.
Volberg RA, Reitzes DC & Boles J.  1997  Exploring the links between gambling, problem gambling and self-esteem.  Deviant Behavior 18: 321-342.
Volberg RA & Abbott MW.  1997  Gambling and problem gambling among indigenous peoples.  Substance Use and Misuse 32: 1525-1538.
Volberg RA.  1996  Prevalence studies of problem gambling in the United States.  Journal of Gambling Studies 12 (2): 111-128.
Abbott MW & Volberg RA.  1996  The New Zealand national survey of problem and pathological gambling.  Journal of Gambling Studies 12 (2): 143-160.
Volberg RA, Dickerson MG, Ladouceur R & Abbot MW.  1996  Prevalence studies and the development of services for problem gamblers and their families.  Journal of Gambling Studies 12 (2): 215-231.
Smith GJ, Volberg RA & Wynne HJ.   1994  Leisure behavior on the edge: Differences between controlled and uncontrolled gambling practices.  Society & Leisure 17 (1): 233-248.
Volberg RA & Abbott MW.  1994  Lifetime prevalence estimates of pathological gambling in New Zealand.  International Journal of Epidemiology 23 (5): 976-983.
Volberg RA.  1994  The prevalence and demographics of pathological gamblers: Implications for public health.   American Journal of Public Health 84 (2): 237-241.
Volberg RA & Steadman HJ.  1992  Accurately depicting pathological gamblers: Policy and treatment implications.  Journal of Gambling Studies 8(4): 401-412.
Volberg RA & Banks SM.  1990  A review of two measures of pathological gambling in the United States.  Journal of Gambling Studies 6(2): 153-163.
Volberg RA & Steadman HJ.  1989  Prevalence estimates of pathological gambling in New Jersey and Maryland.  American Journal of Psychiatry 146 (12): 1618-1619.
Volberg RA & Steadman HJ.  1988  Refining prevalence estimates of pathological gambling.  American Journal of Psychiatry 145 (1): 502-505.

 Books & Book Chapters


Authors  Year  Title  Publication
Volberg, RA.   2006  Population Surveys. In Research and Measurement Issues in Gambling Studies, Williams, R, Smith, GJ and Hodgins, D (eds).  Toronto: Elsevier. (Pp. 33-54). 
Volberg, RA.  2003  Paying the piper: Gambling and problem gambling in America.  In Gambling: Who Wins? Who Loses?, Reith, G (ed). Amherst, NY: Prometheus.  (Pp. 221-238).
Volberg, RA.  2003  Why pay attention to adolescent gambling?  In Reducing Adolescent Risk: Toward an Integrated Approach, Romer, D (ed). New York: Sage. (Pp. 256-261).
Volberg, RA & Banks, SM.  2002  A new approach to understanding gambling and problem gambling in the general population.  In The Downside: Problem and Pathological Gambling, Marotta, JJ, Cornelius, JA & Eadington, WR (eds). Reno: Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming, University of Nevada. (Pp. 309-323).
Volberg, RA.  2001  When the Chips are Down: Problem Gambling in America.  New York: The Century Foundation.
Volberg, RA.  1994  Assessing problem and pathological gambling: A methodological review.  In Gambling in Canada: The Bottom Line, CS Campbell (ed). Vancouver: Simon Fraser University Press. (Pp. 137‑146).
Volberg, RA & Steadman, HJ.  1989  Policy implications of prevalence estimates of pathological gambling.  In Compulsive Gambling: Theory, Research and Practice, HJ Shaffer, SA Stein, B Gambino & TN Cummings (eds). Boston: Lexington Books. (Pp. 163‑174).

 Research Reports (1999 – 2009)


Authors  Year  Title  Agency
Young, MM & Volberg, RA. 2009  Using the NODS-CLiP to Screen for Gambling Problems in Ontario Primary Health Care Settings.  Report to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre. 
Volberg, RA, & Young, MM.  2008  Using SOGS vs. CPGI in Problem Gambling Screening and Assessment.  Report to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre.
Volberg, RA, Munck, IM & Petry, NM.  2008  A Brief Clinical Screen for Problem Gambling: Report on the Performance of the NODS-CLiP and the NODS Among Treatment-Seeking Problem Gamblers.  Report to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre.
Volberg, RA, Hedberg, EC & Moore, TL.  2008  Oregon Youth and Their Parents: Gambling and Problem Gambling Prevalence and Attitudes.  Report to the Oregon Department of Human Services.
Ipsos Reid Public Affairs & Gemini Research.  2008  British Columbia Problem Gambling Prevalence Study.  Report to the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.
Wiebe, J & Volberg, RA.  2007  Problem Gambling Prevalence Research: A Critical Overview.  Report to the Canadian Gaming Association.
May-Chahal, C, Volberg, RA, Forrest, D, Bunkle, P, Paylor, I, Collins, P & Wilson, A.  2007  Scoping Study for a UK Gambling Act, 2005 Impact Assessment Framework.  Report to the UK Department of Culture, Media & Sport.
Bellringer, M, Abbott, MW, Volberg, RA, Garrett, N & Coombes, R.  2007  Problem Gambling Assessment and Screening Instruments: Phase One Report.  Report to the New Zealand Ministry of Health.
Bellringer, M, Abbott, MW, Volberg, RA, Garrett, N & Coombes, R.  2007  Problem Gambling Assessment and Screening Instruments: Phase Two Report.  Report to the New Zealand Ministry of Health.
Volberg, RA, Nysse-Carris, K & Gerstein, DR.  2006  2006 California Problem Gambling Prevalence Survey: Final Report and Appendices.  Sacramento, CA: California Office of Problem and Pathological Gambling.
Volberg, RA & Bernhard, BJ.  2006  The 2006 Survey of Gambling and Problem Gambling in New Mexico.  Report to the Responsible Gaming Association of New Mexico.
Volberg, RA, Shaw-Taylor, Y & Hendrickson, J.  2006  An Examination of Risk Factors for Problem Gambling: Literature Review, Analyses and Recommendations for the United Kingdom.  Report to the UK Department of Culture, Media and Sport.
Volberg, RA.  2005  Minimizing Gambling Problems in Arizona.  Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Department of Gaming.
Volberg, RA, Rugle, L, Rosenthal, R & Fong, T.  2005  Situational Assessment of Problem Gambling Services in California.  Sacramento, CA: Office of Problem Gambling, California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs.
Abbott, MW, Volberg, RA, Bellringer, M & Reith, G.  2004  A Review of Research on Aspects of Problem Gambling.  London: Responsibility in Gambling Trust.
Volberg, RA & McNeilly, D.  2004  Gambling and Problem Gambling Among Seniors in Florida.  Maitland, FL: Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling.
Volberg, RA.  2003  Gambling and Problem Gambling in Arizona.  Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Lottery.
Ipsos Reid & Gemini Research.  2003  Gambling and Problem Gambling in British Columbia: Results from Three Surveys, 1993 to 2003.  Victoria, BC: British Columbia Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.
Volberg, RA.  2002  Gambling and Problem Gambling Among Adolescents in Nevada.  Carson City, NV: Nevada Department of Human Resources.
Volberg, RA.  2002  Measures to Track Gambling Rates, Behaviors and Related Factors.  Washington, DC: Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Volberg, RA.  2002  Gambling and Problem Gambling in Nevada.  Carson City, NV: Nevada Department of Human Resources.
Volberg, RA.  2001  Changes in Gambling and Problem Gambling in Oregon: Results from a Replication Study, 1997 to 2000.  Salem, OR: Oregon Gambling Addiction Treatment Foundation.
Volberg, RA.  2001  Gambling and Problem Gambling in North Dakota: A Replication Study, 1992 to 2000.  Bismarck, ND: Office of the Governor.
Volberg, RA.  2000  Quick Draw Players in New York State: A Comparison of Data from 1996 and 1999.  Albany, NY: New York State Office of Mental Health.
Volberg, RA & Moore, WL.  1999  Gambling and Problem Gambling Among Adolescents in Washington State: A Six-Year Replication Study, 1993 to 1999.  Olympia, WA: Washington State Lottery.
Gerstein, DR, Volberg, RA, Murphy, S., Toce, M et al.  1999  Gambling Impact and Behavior Study: Report to the National Gambling Impact Study Commission.  Chicago, IL: National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.
Volberg, RA & Moore, WL.  1999  Gambling and Problem Gambling in Washington State: A Six-Year Replication Study, 1992 to 1998.  Olympia, WA: Washington State Lottery.
Volberg, RA & Moore, WL.  1999  Appendix D: Gambling and Problem Gambling in Louisiana: A Replication Study, 1995 to 1998.  In Gambling in Louisiana: A Benefit/Cost Analysis, Ryan, TP & Speyrer, JF (eds).   Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Gaming Control Board.