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Comparative Examination of Attitudes of Addicts and Non- Addicts - Gamblers

Tessényi Judit*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000224

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    • Department of Psychology, University of Szeged, Hungary

    Corresponding author: Tessényi Judit, Department of Psychology, University of Szeged, Hungarian Department, Hungary

Received: July 20, 2017;   Published: July 31, 2017

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The attitude is interpreted on the one hand, as a function of the individual’s perception of - in our case, for example. The usefulness of gambling / harmful effects – on the other hand it is the internal control of social behavior (impulsion, motivation, pressure). A separated area of the research is attitude studies, where we examine the behavior of individuals to develop what causes cognitive and emotional factors. At present, it is also undisputed that researches attitudes and attitude scales capable of measuring attitudes at all: the results could not clearly show the link with the behavior [1]. The attitude - based on the definition given by All port - was organized through experience mental and neural state of readiness, which is a dynamic leader or entice, a mobilizing effect on the individual reaction of all those situations towards which the attitude concerns [2].

Below described in this study includes the examination of the hypothesis and statistical comparative analysis of five samples taken in 2011 and 2016, according to which the gamblers attitude mean values and standard deviations greater than the non-problem players.

Conclusion:Problematic (contingent) players are more positively related to gambling than the average players. Students are less than average. Significant values were also found for gender differences.

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