PUBLISHED RESEARCH - ALEX BLASZCZYNSKI

Books and Chapters

  1. Nower, L. & Blaszczynski, A. (2004). A Pathways Approach to Treating Youth Gamblers. In Gupta, R. & Derevensky, J.L (Eds.) Youth Gambling Problems: A current perspective. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Norwell, MA.
  2. Blaszczynski, A. & Nower, L. (2006) Gambling and impulse control disorders. In M. Hersen, & J.C. Thomas (eds.). Comprehensive handbook of personality and psychopathology, Volume 2: Adult psychopathology. John Wiley & Sons: New York. Pp. 370-388.
  3. Blaszczynski, A. & Nower, L. (2007). Etiological processes. In G. Smith, D. Hodgins, & R. Williams (eds.). Research and Measurement Issues in Gambling Studies. Elsevier: Toronto. Pp.317-338.
  4. Mattick, R. & Blaszczynski, A. (2008). Addictive disorders. In E. Rieger (ed). Abnormal Psychology: Leading researcher perspectives. Sydney: McGraw-Hill
  5. Phillips, J.G., Saling, L., & Blaszczynski, A. (2008). The psychology of mobile phone use and misuse. In A.C. Harper & R.V. Buress (Eds.), Mobile telephones: Networks, applications, and performance (pp. 191-210). New York: Nova Publishers.
  6. Phillips, J., & Blaszczynski, A. (2008). Mobile gambling. Workshop on Security and Privacy Issues in Mobile Phone Use, Sydney, May 19-22. In A. Zaslavsky & K. Truong (Eds.), Pervasive 2008 Workshop Proceedings, pp. 34-35.
  7. Phillips, J.G., Ostojic, P., & Blaszczynski, A. (2011). Mobile phones and inappropriate content. In F. Columbus (Ed.). Mobile Phones: Technology, Networks and User Issues. New York: Nova Publications.
  8. Phillips, J.G., Ogeil, R.P., & Blaszczynski, A. (in press). Human factors determining consumer response to recommenders. In F. Columbus (Ed.). Advertising: Types, Trends and Controversies. New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  9. Gainsbury, S. & Blaszczynski, A. (2012). Harm minimization: Gambling. In R. Pates & D. Riley (Eds.), Harm reduction in substance use and high-risk behaviour (pp. 263-279). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
  10. Blaszczynski, A. Współpraca pomiędzy dostawcami gier hazardowych, instytucjami, rządowymi I placówkami badawczymi. In B.T. Woronowicza (Ed.). Hazard: Historia, za groźnienia i drogi wyjścia. Media Rodzina: Poznań.
  11. Blaszczynski, A., & Nower, L. (2014). Cognitive-behavioral therapy: Translating research into clinical practice. In D. Richards, A. Blaszczynski, & L. Nower (Eds.) The Wiley- Blackwell handbook of disordered gambling. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  12. Nower, L., & Blaszczynski, A. (2014). Legal and financial issues and disordered gambling. In D. Richards, A. Blaszczynski, & L. Nower (Eds.) The Wiley- Blackwell handbook of disordered gambling. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Refereed Articles

  1. Blaszczynski, A., Walker, M., Sharpe, L. & Nower, L. (2008). Withdrawal and tolerance phenomenon in problem gambling. International Gambling Studies, 8(2), 181-194.
  2. Blaszczynski, A., Ladouceur, R., & Moodie, C. (2008). The Sydney Laval Universities Gambling Screen: Preliminary data. Addiction Theory and Research, 16(4), 401-411.
  3. Blaszczynski, A., Ladouceur, R., Nower, L., & Shaffer, R. (2008). Informed Choice and Gambling: Principles for consumer protection. The Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2(1), 103-118.
  4. Nower, L. & Blaszczynski, A. (2008). Characteristics of problem gamblers 56 Years of age or older: A statewide study of casino self-excluders. Psychology and Aging, 23(3), 577–584.
  5. Nower, L., & Blaszczynski, A. (2008). Recovery in Pathological Gambling: An Imprecise Concept. Substance Use and Misuse, 43(12),1844-1864.
  6. Westphal, J., Jackson, A.C., Thomas, S.A., & Blaszczynski, A. (2008). A review of pharmacological interventions in problem gambling. Journal of Social Work Practices in Addictions. 8(2), 192 – 207.
  7. Blaszczynski, A., Ladouceur, R., Goulet, A., & Savard, C. (2008). Differences in monthly versus daily evaluations of money spent on gambling and calculation strategies. Journal of Gambling Issues, 21, July 20. URL:http://www.camh.net/egambling/issue21/07blaszczynski.htm
  8. Zheng, W.Y., Walker, M., & Blaszczynski, A. (2008). Mahjong gambling and Chinese international students in Sydney: An exploratory Study. Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies, 9, 241-262.
  9. Monaghan, S., & Blaszczynski, A. (2009). Mode of display and content of responsible gaming messages on electronic gaming machines. Accepted for publication, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
  10. Monaghan, S., Blaszczynski, A., & Nower, L. (2009). Consequences of winning: The role of gambling outcomes in the development of irrational beliefs. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 37(1), 49-59.
  11. Slutske, W.S., Meier, M.H., Zhu, G., Statham, D.J., Blaszczynski, A., & Martin, N.G. (2009). The Australian twin study of gambling (OZ-GAM): Rationale, sample description, predictors of participation, and a first look at sources of individual differences in gambling involvement. Twin Research and Human Genetic, 12, 63-78.
  12. Monaghan, S., Blaszczynski, A. & Nower, L. (2009). Do warning signs on electronic gaming machines influence irrational cognitions? Psychological Reports, 105, 173-187.
  13. Blaszczynski, A. (2009). [Commentary] Problem gambling: We should measure harm rather than ‘cases’. Addiction, 104, 1070-1074.
  14. Blaszczynski, A. (2009). [Editorial] Editorial. International Gambling Studies, 9(2), 83-84.
  15. Monaghan, S. & Blaszczynski, A. (2009). Impact of mode of display and message content of responsible gambling signs for electronic gaming machines on regular gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI 10.1007/s10899-009-9150-z
  16. Slutske, W., Blaszczynski, A., & Martin, N. (2009). Sex differences in the rates of recovery, treatment-seeking, and the natural recovery in pathological gambling: Results from an Australian community-based twin survey. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12(5), 425-432.
  17. Wilkes, B., Gonsalvez, C. & Blaszczynski, A. (2009). Psychophysiological response to wins and loss event types during electronic gambling: A pilot investigation. Gambling Research, 21(2), 22-34.
  18. Slutske,W. S., Meier, M.H., Zhu, G., Statham, D.J., Blaszczynski, A. and Martin, N.G. (2009). The Australian Twin Study of Gambling (OZ-GAM): Rationale, sample description, predictors of participation, and a first look at sources of individual differences in gambling involvement. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12(1), 63-78.
  19. Monaghan, S. & Blaszczynski, A. (2010). Electronic gaming machine warning signs: Information versus self-evaluation. Journal of Psychology, 144(1), 1-14.
  20. Zheng, W.Y., Walker, M., & Blaszczynski, A. (2010). Mahjong gambling in the Chinese-Australian community in Sydney: A prevalence study. Journal of Gambling Studies, 26(3), 441-454.
  21. Spelvins, K., Mireskandari, S., Clayton, K., & Blaszczynski, A. (2010). Prevalence of adolescent problem gambling, related harms and help-seeking behaviours among an Australian Population. Journal of
    Gambling Studies, 26(2), 189-204: DOI 10.1007/s10899-009-9169-1.
  22. Nower, L. & Blaszczynski, A. (2010). Gambling motivations, money-limiting strategies, and precommitment preferences of problem versus non-problem gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies. 26(3), 361-372, DOI: 10.1007/s10899-009-9170-8 .
  23. Blaszczynski, A. & Nower, L. (2010). Instrumental tool or drug: Relationship between attitudes to money and problem gambling. Addiction Theory and Research, 18 (6), 681-691.
  24. Slutske, W., Piasecki, T.M., Blaszczynski, A., & Martin, N. (2010) Pathological gambling recovery in the absence of abstinence. Addiction,105(12), 2169-2175: DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03080.x
  25. Wilkes, B., Gonsalvez, C.J., & Blaszczynski, A. (2010). Capturing SCL and HR changes to win and loss events during gambling on electronic machines. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 78(3), 265-272.
  26. Blaszczynski, A. (2010). [Editorial] International Gambling Studies: Proposed changes to publication policy. International Gambling Studies, 10(3), 1-4.
  27. Blaszczynski, A., Collins, P., Fong, D., Ladouceur, R., Nower, L., Shaffer, H. J., Tavares, H., Venisse, J.-L. (2011). Responsible gambling: General principles and minimal requirements. Journal of Gambling Studies,27(4), 563-573: DOI 10.1007/s10899-010-9214-0.
  28. Monaghan, S. & Blaszczynski, A. (2011). The appropriateness of using laboratories and student participants in gambling research. Journal of Gambling Studies, 27(1), 83-97. DOI: 10.1007/s10899-010-9190-4.
  29. Gainsbury, S., & Blaszczynski, A. (2011). A systematic review of Internet-based therapy for the treatment of addictions. Clinical Psychology Review, 31(3), 490-498. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2010.11.007
  30. Brooks, G. & Blaszczynski, A. (2011). Judicial decisions on cases involving problem gambling and crime in England and Wales. International Gambling Studies, 11(1), 81-92.
  31. Phillips,J., Laughlin, L., Ogeil, R., & Blaszczynski, A. (2011). Effects of directional decisional support upon risk taking online. Ergonomics Open, 4, 47-54.
  32. Goh, L.Q., Phillips, J.G., & Blaszczynski, A. (2011). Computer-mediated communication and risk-taking behaviour. Computers in Human Behavior. 27(5), 1794-1799: DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2011.03.006
  33. Lole, L., Gonsalvez, C.J., Blaszczynski, A., & Clarke, A.R. (2011). Electrodermal activity reliably captures physiological differences between wins and losses during gambling on electronic machines. Psychophysiology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2011.01290.x.
  34. Blaszczynski, A. (2011). Harm minimization can be achieved by a symbiosis between government, industry and individuals. Addiction, 106(1), 10-12.
  35. Gonsalvez, C.J., Lisa, L., Amrit, G., Blaszczynski, A. (2011). Electodermal activity to win events during gambling differentiates problem and non-problem gamblers. Psychophysiology, 48, Suppl. 1, S63-S64.
  36. Gainsbury, S. & Blaszczynski, A. (2011). Online self-guided interventions for the treatment of problem gambling. International Gambling Studies, 11(3), 289–308.
  37. Ladouceur, R., Blaszczynski, A. & Lalande, D. (2012). Pre-commitment in gambling: A review of the empirical evidence. International Gambling Studies, DOI:10.1080/14459795.2012.658078.
  38. Phillips,J., Laughlin, L., Ogeil, R., & Blaszczynski, A. (2012). Electronic interests and behaviours associated with gambling problems. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 10, 585-596. DOI: 10.1007/s11469-011-9356-z.
  39. Gainsbury, S., Hing, Blaszczynski, A., & Wood, R. (2012). A digital revolution: Comparison of demographic profiles, attitudes and gambling behavior of Internet and non-Internet gamblers. Computers in Human Behavior,URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2012.02.024.
  40. Baudinet, J. & Blaszczynski, A. (2012). Arousal and gambling mode preference: A review of the literature. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI 10.1007/s10899-012-9304-2.
  41. Gainsbury, S., Mizerski, D., Sadeque, S., & Blaszczynski, A. (2012). Race wagering in Australia: A retrospective behavioural analysis of gambling player account data. Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 6 (2), 50-68.
  42. Gupta, R., Nower, L., Derevensky, J., Blaszczynski, B., Faregh, N., & Temcheff, C. (2012). Problem gambling in adolescents: An examination of the pathways model. Accepted Journal of Gambling Studies.
  43. Phillips, J., Ogeil, R., Chow, Y. & Blaszczynski, A. (2012). Gambling involvement and increased risk of gambling problems. Journal of Gamblings Studies, DOI: 10.1007/s10899-012-9325-x
  44. Gainsbury, S., Russell, A., & Blaszczynski, A. (2012). Are psychology university student gamblers representative of general student and adult gamblers? A comparative analysis. Journal of Gambling Studies. DOI: 10/2012; DOI:10.1007/s10899-012-9334-9.
  45. Coates, E. & Blaszczynski, A. (2012). An analysis of switching and non-switching slot machine player behaviour. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI 10.1007/s10899-012-9329-6.
  46. Phillips, J.G., Ogeil, R.P. & Blaszczynski, A. (2012). Electronic interests and behaviours associated with gambling problems. International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction, 10, 585-596.
  47. Gainsbury, S., Russell, A., Hing, N., Wood, R., & Blaszczynski, A. (2013). The impact of Internet gambling on gambling problems: A comparison of moderate-risk and problem Internet and non-Internet gamblers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 27(4) 1092-1101, DOI: 10.1037/a0031475.
  48. Blaszczynski, A. (2013). The online issue: Treating problem gambling in an era of uncontrolled access. Clinical Practice, 10(1), 1-4.
  49. Spurrier, M. & Blaszczynski, A. (2013). Risk perception in gambling: A systematic review. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI 10.1007/s10899-013-9371-z.
  50. Coates, E. & Blaszczynski, A. (2013). Predictors of return rate discrimination in slot machine play. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI 10.1007/s10899-013-9375-8.
  51. Crew-Brown, C., Blaszczynski, A., & Russell, A. (2013). Prize level and debt size: Impact on gambling behaviour, Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI 10.1007/s10899-013-9379-4.
  52. Blaszczynski, A., Gainsbury, A., & Karlov, L. (2013). Blue Gum gaming machine: An evaluation of responsible gambling features. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI 10.1007/s10899-013-9378-5.
  53. Phillips, J., Ogeil, R, & Blaszczynski, A. (2013). Human factors limiting consumer benefit from decisional support. Behaviour Change and Support Systems, First International Workshop on Behavior Change Support Systems, 13-18.
  54. Gainsbury, S, Russell, A., Hing, N., Wood, R., Lubman, D., & Blaszczynski, A. (2013). How the Internet is changing gambling: Findings from an Australian prevalence survey. Journal of Gambling Studies. DOI 10.1007/s10899-013-9404-7
  55. Blanco, C., Blaszczynski, A., Clement, R., Derevensky, J., Goudriaan, A.E., Hodgins, D.C., van Holst, R.J., Ibanez, A., Martins, S.S., Moersen, C., Molinaro, S., Parke, A., Peren, F.W., Petry, N.M., & Wardle, H. (2013). Assessment tool to measure and evaluate the risk potential of gambling products: ASTERIG. The Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 7(1), 73-87.
  56. Phillips, J., Ogeil, R., & Blaszczynski, A. (2013). Behavioural responses to risk on remote outcomes. In press, Behaviour & Information Technology, DOI 10.1080/0144929X.2013.857433.
  57. Blaszczynski, A. (2013). A critical examination of the link between gaming machines and gambling-related harm. The Journal of Gambling Business and Economics,7(3), 55-76.
  58. Blaszczynski, A. (2013). A critical examination of the link between gaming machines and gambling-related harm. Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 7(3), 55-76.
  59. Gainsbury, S, Russell, A., Hing, N., Wood, R., Lubman, D. & Blaszczynski, A. The prevalence and determinants of problem gambling in Australia: Assessing the impact of interactive gambling and new technologies. Accepted for publication, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
  60. Gainsbury, S., Russell, A., Wood, R., Hing, N. & Blaszczynski, A. (2014). How risky is Internet gambling? A comparison of subgroups of Internet gamblers based in problem gambling status. New Media & Society. DOI:10.1177/1461444813518185.
  61. Spurrier, M. & Blaszczynski, A. (2014). Gambler risk perception: A mental model and grounded theory analysis. Journal of Gambling Studies, Accepted for publication.
  62. Lole, L., Gonsalvez, C., Barry, R., & Blaszczynski, A. Problem gamblers are hyposensitive to wins: An analysis of skin conductance responses during actual gambling on electronic gaming machines." Accepted Psychophysiology.
  63. Phillips, J.G., Ogeil, R.P., & Blaszczynski, A. Behavioural responses to risk on remote outcomes. Accepted Behavior & Information Technology.
  64. Blaszczynski, A. (2014). Youth and Internet gambling in China. [Book review]. International Gambling Studies, in press.
  65. Hing, N., Cherney, L., Gainsbury, S., Lubman, D., Wood, R., & Blaszczynski, A. (2014). Maintaining and losing control during Internet gambling: A qualitative study of gamblers’ experiences. Submitted New Media and Society. DOI: 10.1177/1461444814521140.
  66. Wong, P.W., Kwok, N.C.F., Tang, J.Y.C., Blaszczynski, A, & Tse, S. Suicidal ideation and familicidal-suicidal ideation among individuals presenting to problem gambling services – A retrospective data analysis. Accepted Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.
  67. Haas, D., Mentzoni, R. A., Blaszczynski, A. , Molde, H., Torsheim, T., & Pallesen, S. Prevalence and Correlates of Problem Gambling in a representative sample of Norwegian 17-years olds. Journal of Gambling Studies, DOI: 10.1007/s10899-014-9455-4.
  68. Hing, N., Cherney, L., Blaszczynski, A., Gainsbury, S., & Lubman, D. Do advertising and promotions for online gambling increase gambling consumption? An exploratory study. International Gambling Studies. DOI: 10.1080/14459795.2014.903989.
  69. Leino, T., Torsheim, T., Blaszczynski, A., Griffiths, M., Mentzoni, R, & Pallesen, S. (2014). The relationship between structural game characteristics and gambling behavior: A population-level study. Accepted Journal of Gambling Studies.