Barriers to Health Behaviors
October 22nd, 2022
Review the article below for this assignment:
Zhai, Z. W., Yip, W. S., Steinberg, M. A., Wampler, J., Hoff, R. A., Krishnan-Sarin, S., & Potenza, M. N. (2017). Relationships between perceived family gambling and peer gambling and adolescent problem gambling and binge-drinking. Journal of Gambling Studies, 33(44), 1169-185. doi: 10.1007/s10899-017-9670-x Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5515696/pdf/nihms847253.pdf
Families play an important role in influencing individuals’ health behaviors. Reflecting on the article and your additional literature research, write a response to the following.
- What associations between excessive gambling and severe high-frequency binge drinking are suggested in the article?
- Identify at least 3 barriers to reducing the problem of pathological gambling.
- Identify two specific strategies (family related) you would use to plan a program to prevent problem gambling. Include evidence-based information as to why you believe these strategies best apply.