Professor Paul Delfabbro

Professor Paul Delfabbro

Professor Paul Delfabbro

University of Adelaide - Australia | Youth gambling in a digital age: Understanding the risk and protective factors

Youth gambling in a digital age: Understanding the risk and protective factors.

 

 

Paul graduated from the University of Adelaide with degrees in Arts, Commerce and Economics and a PhD in psychology. He has published extensively in several areas, including the psychology of gambling, child protection and child welfare and has been a regular advisor to State and Federal Government bodies.  He has over 300 publications in these areas including over 200 national and international refereed journal articles. Over the last decade, he has conducted research into the nature of adolescent gambling, examined the psychology and social impacts of gambling, conduct epidemiological and experimental studies and research into responsible gambling initiatives. His recent research interests have related to the interaction between technology, social media and gambling as well as the relationship between clinical co-morbidity and problem gambling.