Online Gambling, Impulsivity and Personality Traits: an Italian Sample – European Psychiatry

M. Pascucci, S. Chiappini, C. Villella, E. Righino, M. Pettorruso, C. Ciciarelli, A. Di Cesare, R. Testa, M. Di Paolo, L. Janiri, G. Conte

Internet Gambling has become one of the most popular and lucrative internet business. The recent improvements in technology have changed betting habits with online poker, casinos, sport betting, bingo and lotteries. Liberalization of the Italian online gambling market gradually started in 2006, but only in 2010 foreign gambling operators have been able to launch online real money games.

Our aim is to study the impulsivity and personality traits of an Italian sample of Pathological Gamblers (PG), showing the peculiarities of Online Gambling (OG).

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