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Problem Gambling

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Sonia Hui

on 20 March 2014

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Transcript of Problem Gambling

Female
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General Pattern from
Caritas Data
Mainly
Male

Married

Age between
30-49

Low
Education Level

Working for the
Service Industry
and
Disciplined Force
Unpleasant
family relationship
Form of
Gambling
Male:
Horse Racing
Recreation Gambling Soccer
PolyU Research
Random Sampling
Basis

Similar Findings



Agenda
From a sociological point of view, explain the data you find from the various reports of Caritas A D Counseling Center on problem gamblers in Hong Kong.

On the basis of above illustrate what understandings will you have on the causes of problem gambling in Hong Kong?
Topic 1
Pang Wing Yin, Alice (10549712)
Cheng Man Lok, Eddie (10555660)
Hui Yuen Wai, Sonia (10317409)
Lo Cheuk Yin, Vivian (10554975)
85.7% Male
Patriarchal
society

Expectations
for man : Powerful , Strong ,Courageous

More
Acceptable
57.4% Married
Heavy
Family Responsibilities
Expenses
increase
E.g.
Tuition fee
for children

Medical expenses
for parents

Gambling as
sources of income
and
way to escape from reality
Why
gamble
?
Why
addicted
?
What is Gambling?
What is Problem Gambling?
10
Th
e

E
nd
31.2% Housewife
Boredom
of Life
Gambling as
Entertainment
and
Social Activity
Why call for
help
?
31.2% Housewife
Female
E.g.
Marriage
crisis
Threatened
importance
at
home

Escape
from Reality
Disciplined Force
Female:
55.6% from Civil Servant
'.'
Sense of Control
'.'
Develop
and
maintain
social network
Grown up Children
Less
worries
Stressful
Work

Being Affected by
Peer

Gambling as a way to
release pressure
and a kind of
social activity
Form of
Gambling
Mah-Jong
Casino
41.1% Service Industry
Routine
and
bored
work
More
spare time

Excitement
Being
affected
by peer
Looking for
peer identity

Seeing
self
as
one of the party
72.2% Secondary School
Lower education leve
l
Lower chance for
promotion
61.7% Age 30-49

49.2% Income < $10,000
Middle age
+
Lack of
Achievement
C
u
lt
u
r
a
l G
oa
l
Symbol of Success = Middle Class
Lower Class
Far Away From
Sense of Achievement
Lack of
Confidence
Why Addicted?
Gambling activities are
difficult to resist
by their nature

'.'excitement, risk-taking and the possibility of monetary gains

The genetic variants of
the DRD2 gene
Why Addicted?
The
structure
of gambling activities

vary
considerably
in structural characteristics

can be observed within certain classes of activities

implicatate to gamblers'
motivations
and the
potential “addictiveness”
Why Addicted?
Withdrawal
symptoms

Irritable, nervous, etc.

The
need
to increase dosage

'.'body becomes
progressively
immune
to the effects
Why call for help?
Bear debts
Emotion Disturbed
Absent-mind At Work
Physical Illness
Unpleasant family relationship
Suicidal Tendency
Why call for help?
Low income
Lower Class
:
Less
resource
to fight against the problem
vs
Middle Class
:
Problem
solved
before calling for help
.'.
Applicable
to the
whole society
in Hong Kong
Game of chance
where different 'skills' are observed

Outcome
can't be controlled

Stake
is involved

Willing to
take risk


Excessive
gambling activities
Lead to
interpersonal/ vocational
problems
Decision Maker
More Interactive
Cannot
control
themselves
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