Navigation Links
Parental monitoring lowers odds of a gambling problem
Date:11/12/2013

November 12, 2013Keeping an eye on your child can lower their odds for gambling by young adulthood, according to research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Adolescents who had poor parental supervision at age 11, and which continued to decline through age 14, were significantly more likely than their peers to be problem gamblers between ages 16-22.

The study, "Parental Monitoring Trajectories and Gambling," is the first to examine the relationship between parental monitoring during early adolescence and gambling behaviors in late adolescence and young adulthood. Results are online in the journal Addiction.

The Columbia researchers and colleagues from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health followed 514 Baltimore youth surveyed on parental monitoring and gambling. Two distinct patterns emerged: 85% were in a "Stable group" that reported consistently high levels of parental monitoring; the remaining 15% were in a "Declining group" that reported slightly lower levels of parental monitoring at age 11 with declining rates to age 14.

While the Stable group reported significantly higher levels of monitoring at each time point, the differences between the two groups were modest, yet statistically significant; both the Stable and Declining groups were fairly well monitored during early adolescence. The Stable class was monitored approximately all of the time, and the Declining class was monitored most of the time. "The finding that such a small difference in parental monitoring is associated with a significantly increased risk for problem gambling could be due to the current sample of predominantly African American youth from urban, low SES environments in which parents tend to be more aware of the potential detrimental impact their environment has on their children and, thus, try to closely monitor the youth," said Silvia Martins, MD, PhD, Mailman School of Public Health associate professor of Epidem
'/>"/>

Contact: Stephanie Berger
sb2247@columbia.edu
212-305-4372
Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Parental perceptions are preventing HPV vaccination success
2. Abuse, lack of parental warmth in childhood linked to multiple health risks in adulthood
3. Ethical quandary about vaccinations sparked by tension between parental rights and protecting public health
4. New BUSM study explores providers perceptions of parental concerns about HPV vaccination
5. Parental addictions linked to adult childrens depression
6. Pre-College Parental Chat May Reduce Freshman Drinking
7. Diet, parental behavior, and preschool can boost childrens IQ
8. Trickle-down anxiety: Study examines parental behaviors that create anxious children
9. Review: Altruisms influence on parental decision to vaccinate children is unclear
10. Making Parental Peace With Kids Homework
11. Parental consent for HPV vaccine should not be waived, poll says
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/31/2014)... 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea may make it ... you parked your car or left your house keys, a ... sleep apnea showed that this ability -- called spatial memory ... (REM) sleep, even when other stages of sleep weren,t affected. ... dreams typically occur. "We,ve shown for the first time ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... Americans say that either they or a family member ... the latest issue of The Gerontological Society of America,s ... ), which goes on to show that Americans strongly ... patients, end-of-life health care wishes. , This PP&AR ... ," features 12 articles that present new ways of ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 2014 North Shore Eye Care today ... Long Island and the addition of leading ophthalmologist, William ... to North Shore Eye Care Medical Director, Jeffrey Martin, ... of the Department of Ophthalmology of Winthrop-University Hospital and ... City for more than 30 years. He has been ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 ... of the most remarkable gifts of life — building ... for matching extraordinary surrogate mothers and donors with hopeful ... individuals in unforeseen circumstances. , It’s a collective aptitude ... surrogacy agencies, surrogacy lawyers, and fertility clinics that help ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... BCC Research ( http://www.bccresearch.com ) reveals in its new ... U.S. indoor air quality (IAQ) market is expected to grow ... rate (CAGR) of 7% over the next five years. The ... of 7.4%. , Since 2012, continuing media attention focused ... infectious diseases such as bird flu and the increase in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study 2Health News:Advance directives can benefit patients, families, and health care system 2Health News:William Kasper, MD Garden City Ophthalmologist, Joins Medical Staff at North Shore Eye Care 2Health News:William Kasper, MD Garden City Ophthalmologist, Joins Medical Staff at North Shore Eye Care 3Health News:Over 800 New Surrogate Mother Members at FindSurrogateMother.com Helping Create Pathways to Parenthood 2Health News:Over 800 New Surrogate Mother Members at FindSurrogateMother.com Helping Create Pathways to Parenthood 3Health News:Global Market for U.S. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) to Reach $11.4 Billion by 2019; Equipment Market Segment Surging at 7.4% CAGR 2Health News:Global Market for U.S. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) to Reach $11.4 Billion by 2019; Equipment Market Segment Surging at 7.4% CAGR 3
... the leading cause of disability among adults. As the population ... // and public health toll of this chronic, crippling joint ... early diagnosis, moderate exercise is one of the most effective ... OA of the knee and hip. , ...
... high fat and sugar induces abnormalities in immune systems, which ... liver, according to a study of mice // conducted by ... published in the Oct. issue of the journal Hepatology, found ... more weight, but also developed fatty livers and increased levels ...
... cause of mortality in patients with muscular dystrophy and ... and approximately 70 % of those with Becker muscular ... muscular dystrophy caused by defects in a gene called ... heart failure and premature death. , ,Cardiac symptoms ...
... Stony Brook University's School of Dental Medicine have developed ... and confections and will not promote cavity formation in ... technology, which has been named CaviStat(R), is more effective ... tooth decay. This conclusion was arrived at after testing ...
... of bilateral muscle weakness with areflexia provoked by ... Cataplexy is diagnosed based on clinical interview. Two ... their usefulness has been limited because of length ... ,Used effectively even these screening tests require the ...
... studies that suggested that radiation treatment for prostate cancer ... suppress hormones. // , ,Researchers at Johns Hopkins ... that hormone therapy will not diminish the value of ... and remains undiagnosed and can present late when the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Exercise Can Strenghten Knee Cartilage 2Health News:Hormone Treatment Before Radiation for Prostate Cancer 2
(Date:10/31/2014)... NEW YORK , Oct. 31, 2014  Grammy ... performance to a high-profile audience of philanthropists, athletes, actors, ... Foundation Gala on Wednesday, November 19 at the Mandarin ... . This year,s fundraising event will honor six individuals ... The Orthopaedic Foundation will bestow its highest honor, ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... , Oct. 31, 2014  Australian biopharmaceutical company Specialised ... (nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel) in combination with gemcitabine, will ... patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer from 1 November. ... cancer is the 5 th most common cause ... all cancer deaths, with the lowest 5-year survival of ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... ARBOR, Mich. , Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... immune modulators to treat autoimmune disease and cancer, ... of novel synthetic RORgamma agonist product candidates will ... Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) being held ... & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.  The poster, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:10th Anniversary Orthopaedic Foundation Gala Set For Success 2Specialised Therapeutics Australia Announces Breakthrough Cancer Drug Abraxane(R) to be PBS Listed for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 2Specialised Therapeutics Australia Announces Breakthrough Cancer Drug Abraxane(R) to be PBS Listed for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 3Specialised Therapeutics Australia Announces Breakthrough Cancer Drug Abraxane(R) to be PBS Listed for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 4Specialised Therapeutics Australia Announces Breakthrough Cancer Drug Abraxane(R) to be PBS Listed for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 5Specialised Therapeutics Australia Announces Breakthrough Cancer Drug Abraxane(R) to be PBS Listed for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 6Specialised Therapeutics Australia Announces Breakthrough Cancer Drug Abraxane(R) to be PBS Listed for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 7Specialised Therapeutics Australia Announces Breakthrough Cancer Drug Abraxane(R) to be PBS Listed for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer 8Lycera Announces Presentation of Data on Anti-Tumor Activity of Novel Synthetic RORgamma Agonists at Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Meeting 2
... (NYSE: BSX ) today announced financial results for the ... for net sales and earnings per share (EPS) for the ... highlights (Sales growth rates are constant currency): , ... EPS of $0.19, both within the Company,s guidance ranges ...
... NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 19 NCPA 111th Annual Convention ... in targeted pharmacy-based patient care services, has announced the ... National Community Pharmacists Association,s annual convention, MirixaEdge enables pharmacists ... of their patients regardless of health plan, employer, or ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 2Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 3Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 4Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 5Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 6Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 7Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 8Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 9Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 10Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 11Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 12Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 13Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 14Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 15Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 16Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 17Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 18Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 19Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 20Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 21Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 22Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 23Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 24Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 25Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 26Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 27Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 28Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 29Mirixa Corporation Announces MirixaEdge(SM) 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: