Funders of Current Projects

The Division is working on a variety of research projects and education projects. This work is funded through government, foundation, and industry sponsored research projects around the world. We publish our current and past funder information in real time. Our current funders include:

For a complete list of our funders from the past five years, please read our Funding Statement.

Publications by Funder (Current and Past)

Funders of the Division’s completed studies are listed below alphabetically. Click on a funder to view the publications that the Division produced as a result of their support. For a complete list of Division publications by date, visit our online Library.

bwin Interactive Entertainment AG

Braverman, J., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2011). A taxometric analysis of actual Internet sports gambling behavior. Psychological Assessment, 23(1), 234-244. doi:10.1037/a0021404

Braverman, J., LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., & Shaffer, H. J. (2013). Using cross-game behavioral markers for early identification of high-risk internet gamblers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27(3), 868-877. doi:10.1037/a0032818

Braverman, J., & Shaffer, H. J. (2012). How do gamblers start gambling: identifying behavioural markers for high-risk Internet gambling. European Journal of Public Health, 22(2), 273-278. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckp232

Braverman, J., Tom, M. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2014). Accuracy of self-reported versus actual online gambling wins and losses. Psychological Assessment, 26(3), 865-877. doi:10.1037/a0036428

Braverman, J., Tom, M. & Shaffer, H. J. (2015). Tilting at windmills: A comment on Auer and Griffiths. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(2), 359-366. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-013-9428-z

Broda, A., LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., LaBrie, R. A., Bosworth, L. B., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). Virtual harm reduction efforts for Internet gambling: Effects of deposit limits on actual Internet sports gambling behavior. Harm Reduction Journal, 5, 27. doi:10.1186/1477-7517-5-27

Gray, H. M., Tom, M. A., LaPlante, D. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2015). Using opinions and knowledge to identify natural groups of gambling employees. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(4), 1753–1766. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-014-9490-1

LaBrie, R. A., Kaplan, S. A., LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). Inside the virtual casino: A prospective longitudinal study of actual Internet casino gambling. European Journal of Public Health, 18(4), 410-416. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckn021

LaBrie, R. A., LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., Schumann, A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Assessing the playing field: A prospective longitudinal study of Internet sports gambling behavior. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23(3), 347-362. doi:10.1007/s10899-007-9067-3

LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Gambling with adolescent health. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(5), 387-389. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2007.02.009

LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2011). Identifying behavior markers of disordered Internet sports gambling. Addiction Research & Theory, 19(1), 56-65. doi:10.3109/16066359.2010.512106

LaPlante, D. A., Kleschinkey, J. H., LaBrie, R. A., Nelson, S. E., & Shaffer, H. J. (2009). Sitting at the virtual poker table: A prospective epidemiological study of actual Internet poker gambling behavior. Computers in Human Behavior, 25(3), 711-717.

LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., & Gray, H. M. (2014). Breadth and depth involvement: Understanding Internet gambling involvement and its relationship to gambling problems. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28(2), 396-403. doi:10.1037/a0033810

LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2011). Disordered gambling, type of gambling and gambling involvement in the British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2007. European Journal of Public Health, 21(4), 532-537. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckp177

LaPlante, D. A., Schumann, A., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). Population trends in Internet sports gambling. Computers in Human Behavior, 24(5), 2399-2414.

LaPlante, D. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Understanding the influence of gambling opportunities: Expanding exposure models to include adaptation. American Journal Orthopsychiatry, 77(4), 616-623. doi:10.1037/0002-9432.77.4.616

Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., Peller, A. J., Schumann, A., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). Real limits in the virtual world: Self-limiting behavior of Internet gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies, 24(4), 463-477. doi:10.1007/s10899-008-9106-8

Peller, A. J., LaPlante, D. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). Parameters for safer gambling behavior: Examining the empirical research. Journal of Gambling Studies, 24(4), 519-534. doi:10.1007/s10899-008-9097-5

Planzer, S., Gray, H. M., & Shaffer, H. J. (2014). Associations between national gambling policies and disordered gambling prevalence rates within Europe. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 37(2), 217-229. doi:10.1016/j.ijlp.2013.11.002

Shaffer, H. J., Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., LaBrie, R. A., Albanese, M., & Caro, G. (2007). The epidemiology of psychiatric disorders among repeat DUI offenders accepting a treatment sentencing option. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(5), 795-804. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.75.5.795

Shaffer, H. J., Peller, A. J., LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., & LaBrie, R. A. (2010). Toward a paradigm shift in Internet gambling research: From opinion and self-report to actual behavior. Addiction Research & Theory, 18(3), 270-283.

Tom, M. A., LaPlante, D. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2014). Does Pereto rule Internet gambling? Problems among the “Vital Few” & “Trivial Many”. Journal of Gambling Business & Economics, 8(1), 73-100.

Tom, M. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2016). Devil in the details: A critical review of “theoretical loss”. Journal of Gambling Studies, 32(3), 865-875. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-015-9584-4

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Eber, G. B., & Shaffer, H. J. (2000). Trends in bio-behavioral gambling studies research: quantifying citations. Journal of Gambling Studies, 16(4), 461-467.

Hall, M. N., Shaffer, H. J., & Vander Bilt, J. (1997). Measuring substance abuse treatment provider training needs: Developing an index of training need. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 14(6), 593-606.

Korn, D. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (1999). Gambling and the health of the public: Adopting a public health perspective. Journal of Gambling Studies, 15(4), 289-365.

Shaffer, H. J. (1999). On the nature and meaning of addiction. National Forum: The Phi Kappa Phi Journal, 79(4), 9-14.

Shaffer, H. J. (1999). Strange bedfellows: a critical view of pathological gambling and addiction. Addiction, 94(10), 1445-1448.

Shaffer, H. J., & Hall, M. N. (2002). The natural history of gambling and drinking problems among casino employees. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 142(4), 405-424. doi:10.1080/00224540209603909

Shaffer, H. J., Hall, M. N., & Vander Bilt, J. (2000). “Computer addiction”: A critical consideration. American Journal Orthopsychiatry, 70(2), 162-168.

Shaffer, H. J., & Simoneau, G. (2001). Reducing resistance and denial by exercising ambivalence during the treatment of addiction. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 20(1), 99-105.

Vander Bilt, J., Hall, M. N., Shaffer, H. J., & Higgins-Biddle, J. C. (1997). Assessing substance abuse treatment provider training needs: Screening skills. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 14(2), 163-171.

Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation

Linnet, J. (2013). The Iowa Gambling Task and the three fallacies of dopamine in gambling disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 709. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00709

Linnet, J. (2014). Neurobiological underpinnings of reward anticipation and outcome evaluation in gambling disorder. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 100. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00100

Linnet, J., Gebauer, L., Shaffer, H. J., Mouidsen, K., & Moller, A. (2010). Experienced poker players differ from inexperienced poker players in estimation bias and decision bias. Journal of Gambling Issues, 24, 86-100.

Linnet, J., Thomsen, K. R., Moller, A., & Callesen. (2013). Slot machine response and frequency predicts pathological gambling. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 5(1), 121-127. doi:10.5539/ijps.v5n1p121

Danish Ministry of Health

Linnet, J. (2013). The Iowa Gambling Task and the three fallacies of dopamine in gambling disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 709. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00709

Linnet, J. (2014). Neurobiological underpinnings of reward anticipation and outcome evaluation in gambling disorder. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 100. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00100

Linnet, J. P., A.S. (2014). Waiting time increases risk of attrition in Gambling Disorder treatment. Journal of Addiction & Prevention, 2(2), 1-4.

Linnet, J., Thomsen, K. R., Moller, A., & Callesen. (2013). Slot machine response and frequency predicts pathological gambling. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 5(1), 121-127. doi:10.5539/ijps.v5n1p121

David H. Bor Library Fund, Cambridge Health Alliance

There are currently no peer-reviewed publications for this funder.

DraftKings, Inc.

Edson, T. C. & LaPlante, D. A. (2020). Longitudinal playing trends among daily fantasy sports players. Computers in Human Behavior, 104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.106165

Edson, T. C., Tom, M. A., Philander, K. S., Louderback, E. R., & LaPlante, D. A. (2021). A large-scale prospective study of big wins and their relationship with future financial and time involvement in actual Daily Fantasy Sports contests. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (ahead of print). https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000715

Martin, R. J., Nelson, S. E., Gallucci, A. R., & Lee, J. G. L. (2018). Daily and season-long fantasy sports participation and gambling-related problems among a sample of college students at three universities. International Gambling Studies, 18(3), 395-407. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2017.1409248

Nelson, S. E., Edson, T. C., Singh, P., Tom, M., Martin, R. J., LaPlante, D. A., Gray, H. M., & Shaffer, H. J. (2019). Patterns of daily fantasy sport play: Tackling the issues. Journal of Gambling Studies, 35(1), 181-204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-018-09817-w

Tom, M. A., Williams, P. M., Edson, T. C., & LaPlante, D. A. (2020). Understanding the relation between social behaviors and daily fantasy sports risk behavior. Journal of Gambling Studies, 36(3), 921-935. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-019-09911-7

Wiley, R. C., Tom, M. A., Edson, T. C., & LaPlante, D. A. (2020). Behavioral markers of risky daily fantasy sports play. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 44(4), 356-371. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193723520919819

Entain PLC (formerly GVC Holdings PLC)

Edson, T. C., Tom, M. A., Louderback, E. R. Nelson, S. A., & LaPlante, D. A. (2021). Returning to the virtual casino: A contemporary study of actual online casino gambling. International Gambling Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2021.1985581

Gray, H. M., Edson, T. C., Nelson, S. E., Grossman, A. B., & LaPlante, D. A. (2020). Association between gambling and self-harm: A scoping review. Addiction Research & Theory. https://doi.org/10.1080/16066359.2020.1784881

LaPlante, D. A. (2019). Replication is fundamental, but is it common? A call for scientific self-reflection and contemporary research practices in gambling-related research. International Gambling Studies, 19(3), 362-368. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2019.1672768

LaPlante, D. A., Louderback, E. R., & Abarbanel, B. (2021). Gambling researchers’ use and views of open science principles and practices: a brief report. International Gambling Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2021.1891272

Louderback, E. R., LaPlante, D. A., Currie, S. R., & Nelson, S. E. (2021). Developing and validating lower risk online gambling thresholds with actual bettor data from a major internet gambling operator. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000628

Louderback, E. R., Wohl, M. J. A., & LaPlante, D. A. (2021). Integrating open science practices into recommendations for accepting gambling industry research funding. Addiction Research & Theory, 29(1), 79-87. https://doi.org/10.1080/16066359.2020.1767774

McAuliffe, W. H. B., Edson, T. C., Louderback, E. R., LaRaja, A., & LaPlante, D. A. (2021). Responsible product design to mitigate excessive gambling: A scoping review and z-curve analysis of replicability. PloS one, 16(4), e0249926. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249926

Nelson, S. E., Edson, T. C., Louderback, E. R., Tom, M. A., Grossman, A., & LaPlante, D. A. (2021). Changes to the playing field: A contemporary study of actual European online sports betting. Journal of Behavioral Addictions (ahead of print). https://doi.org/10.1556/2006.2021.00029

Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

Edson, T. C., Gray, H. M., Nelson, S. E., & LaPlante, D. A. (2020). Prevalence and correlates of self-harm among a sample of repeat DUI offenders. Addiction Research & Theory, 28(3), 231-239. https://doi.org/10.1080/16066359.2019.1622685 

Gray, H. M., Wiley, R. C., Williams, P. M., & Shaffer, H. J. (2021). A scoping review of “responsible drinking” interventions. Health Communication, 36(2), 236-256. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2020.1733226

Keating, L. M., Nelson, S. E., Wiley, R. C., & Shaffer, H. J. (2019). Psychiatric comorbidity among first-time and repeat DUI offenders. Addictive Behaviors, 96, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.03.018

Nelson, S. E., LaRaja, A., Juviler, J., & Williams, P. M. (2021). Evaluating the Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS) Screener: Sensitivity and specificity as a screening tool for mental health disorders among DUI offenders. Substance Use & Misuse, 56(12), 1785–1796. https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2021.1954024

Health Sciences Centre Foundation

Afifi, T. O., LaPlante, D. A., Taillieu, D. D., & Shaffer, H. J. (2014). Gambling involvement: Considering frequency of play and the moderating effects of gender and age. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 12, 238-294. doi:10.1007/s11469-013-9452-3

Iowa Department of Public Health

LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2006). Men & women playing games: Gender and the gambling preferences of Iowa gambling treatment program participants. Journal of Gambling Studies, 22(1), 65-80. doi:10.1007/s10899-005-9003-3

Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2006). The proxy effect: Gender and gambling problem trajectories of Iowa gambling treatment program participants. Journal of Gambling Studies, 22(2), 221-240. doi:10.1007/s10899-006-9012-x

Odegaard, S. S., Peller, A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2005). Addiction as syndrome. Paradigm, 9(3), 12-13, 22.

Shaffer, H. J. (2005). From disabling to enabling the public interest: natural transitions from gambling exposure to adaptation and self-regulation. Addiction, 100(9), 1227-1230; discussion 1235. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2005.01200.x

Shaffer, H. J., Donato, A. N., LaBrie, R. A., Kidman, R. C., & LaPlante, D. A. (2005). The epidemiology of college alcohol and gambling policies. Harm Reduction Journal, 2(1), 1. doi:10.1186/1477-7517-2-1

Shaffer, H. J., LaBrie, R. A., LaPlante, D. A., Kidman, R. C., & Donato, A. N. (2005). The Iowa Gambling Treatment Program: Treatment outcomes for a follow-up sample. Journal of Gambling Studies, 21(1), 59-73. doi:10.1007/s10899-004-1924-8

Shaffer, H. J., LaBrie, R. A., & LaPlante, D. (2004). Laying the foundation for quantifying regional exposure to social phenomena: Considering the case of legalized gambling as a public health toxin. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18(1), 40-48. doi:10.1037/0893-164X.18.1.40

Shaffer, H. J., LaBrie, R. A., LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., & Stanton, M. V. (2004). The road less travelled: Moving from distribution to determinants in the study of gambling epidemiology. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 49(8), 504-516.

Shaffer, H. J., LaPlante, D. A., LaBrie, R. A., Kidman, R. C., Donato, A. N., & Stanton, M. V. (2004). Toward a syndrome model of addiction: Multiple expressions, common etiology. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 12(6), 367-374. doi:10.1080/10673220490905705

Division on Addiction. (2005). The Iowa Department of Public Health gambling treatment services: Follow-up study. Division on Addiction

Division on Addiction. (2002). The Iowa Department of Public Health gambling treatment services: Four years of evidence. Division on Addiction

Kansas City Community Foundation Port Authority Problem Gambling Fund

LaBrie, R. A., Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., Peller, A. J., Caro, G., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Missouri Casino self-excluders: Distributions across time and space. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23(2), 231-243. doi:10.1007/s10899-006-9037-1

Shaffer, H. J. (2005). From disabling to enabling the public interest: natural transitions from gambling exposure to adaptation and self-regulation. Addiction, 100(9), 1227-1230; discussion 1235. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2005.01200.x

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Shaffer, H. J., Forman, D. P., Scanlan, K. M., & Smith, F. (2000). Awareness of gambling-related problems, policies and educational programs among high school and college administrators. Journal of Gambling Studies, 16(1), 93-101.

Division on Addiction. (2019). Assessing advantages and disadvantages of connecting addiction-related helplines. Division on Addiction.

Division on Addiction. (2019). Office of Problem Gambling Services capabilities gap analysis. Division on Addiction.

Division on Addiction. (2018). The current state of gambling services in Massachusetts. Division on Addiction.

Division on Addiction. (2019). Considering gambling-related treatment needs in Massachusetts: From contract to care. Division on Addiction

Massachusetts Gaming Commission, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Edson, T. C., Tom, M. A., & LaPlante, D. A. (2021). Examining player engagement with and attitudes toward a gambling play management system. Journal of Gambling Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-021-10002-9

Gray, H. M., Juviler, J., & LaPlante, D. A. (2020). Gambling industry employees’ experiences with an onsite responsible gambling program. Journal of Gambling Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-020-09969-8

Gray, H. M., Keating, L., Shaffer, H. J., & LaPlante, D. A. (2020). Observations of the first GameSense-branded responsible gambling centre in a US casino. Health Education Journal, 79(1), 104-120. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896919863121

Division on Addiction. (2016). Summary analysis of the Plainridge Park Casino GameSense program activities & visitor survey. Division on Addiction.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Knight, J. R., Shrier, L. A., Bravender, T. D., Farrell, M., Vander Bilt, J., & Shaffer, H. J. (1999). A new brief screen for adolescent substance abuse. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 153(6), 591-596.

MGM Resorts International

Abarbanel, B., Gray, H. M., LaPlante, D. A., & Bernhard, B. J. (2019). Association between employee department and responsible gambling program perceptions. International Gambling Studies, 19(3), 471-488. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2019.1615528

Abarbanel, B., Kraus, S., Huang, Q., Gray, H. M., Louderback, E. R., LaPlante, D. A., & Bernhard, B. J. (2020). Association between employee department and responsible gambling program perceptions: Extension and follow-up study. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights. https://doi.org/10.1108/JHTI-07-2020-0116

Gray, H. M., LaPlante, D. A., Abarbanel, B., & Bernhard, B. J. (2019). Gamblers’ perceptions of stakeholder responsibility for minimizing gambling harm. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-019-0056-4

Gray, H. M., Louderback, E. R., LaPlante, D. A., Abarbanel, B., & Bernhard, B. J. (2021). Gamblers’ beliefs about responsibility for minimizing gambling harm: Associations with problem gambling screening and gambling involvement. Addictive Behaviors, 114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106660

Gray, H. M., Louderback, E. R., LaPlante, D. A., Abarbanel, B., Kraus, S. W., & Bernhard, B. J. (2021).Who holds a shared responsibility view of minimizing gambling harm? Results from a multiwave survey of casino gamblers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (ahead of print). https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000767

Louderback, E. R., Gray, H. M., LaPlante, D. A., Abarbanel, B., & Bernhard, B. J. (2021). A comparison of two GameSense implementation approaches: How program awareness and engagement relate to gambling beliefs and behaviors. Journal of Gambling Studies (ahead of print). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-021-10013-6

National Center for Mental Health

Lee, T. K., Roh, S., Han, J. H., Park, S. J., Soh, M. A., Han, D. H., & Shaffer, H. J. (2016). The relationship of problematic internet use with dissociation among South Korean internet users. Psychiatry Research, 241, 66-71. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2016.04.109

National Center for Responsible Gaming

Eber, G. B., & Shaffer, H. J. (2000). Trends in bio-behavioral gambling studies research: quantifying citations. Journal of Gambling Studies, 16(4), 461-467.

Gebauer, L., LaBrie, R., & Shaffer, H. J. (2010). Optimizing DSM-IV-TR classification accuracy: A brief biosocial screen for detecting current gambling disorders among gamblers in the general household population. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 55(2), 82-90.

Gray, H. M., Jónsson, G. K., LaPlante, D. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2015). Expanding the study of internet gambling behavior: trends within the Icelandic lottery and sportsbetting platform. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(2), 483–499. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-013-9427-0

Korn, D. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (1999). Gambling and the health of the public: Adopting a public health perspective. Journal of Gambling Studies, 15(4), 289-365.

LaBrie, R. A., Kidman, R. C., Albanese, M., Peller, A. J., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Criminality and continued DUI offense: Criminal typologies and recidivism among repeat offenders.Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 25(4), 603-614. doi:10.1002/bsl.769

LaBrie, R. A., Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., Peller, A. J., Caro, G., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Missouri Casino self-excluders: Distributions across time and space. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23(2), 231-243. doi:10.1007/s10899-006-9037-1

LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Gambling with adolescent health. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(5), 387-389. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2007.02.009

LaBrie, R. A., Shaffer, H. J., LaPlante, D. A., & Wechsler, H. (2003). Correlates of college student gambling in the United States. Journal of American College Health, 52(2), 53-62. doi:10.1080/07448480309595725

LaPlante D. A., Gray, H. M., Bosworth, L., & Shaffer, H. J. (2010). Thirty years of lottery public health research: methodological strategies and trends. Journal of Gambling Studies, 26(2), 301-329. doi:10.1007/s10899-010-9185-1

LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2006). Men & women playing games: Gender and the gambling preferences of Iowa gambling treatment program participants. Journal of Gambling Studies, 22(1), 65-80. doi:10.1007/s10899-005-9003-3

LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). Stability and progression of disordered gambling: Lessons from longitudinal studies. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 53(1), 52-60.

LaPlante, D. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Understanding the influence of gambling opportunities: Expanding exposure models to include adaptation. American Journal Orthopsychiatry, 77(4), 616-623. doi:10.1037/0002-9432.77.4.616

Linnet, J. (2013). The Iowa Gambling Task and the three fallacies of dopamine in gambling disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 709. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00709

Linnet, J., Gebauer, L., Shaffer, H. J., Mouidsen, K., & Moller, A. (2010). Experienced poker players differ from inexperienced poker players in estimation bias and decision bias. Journal of Gambling Issues, 24, 86-100.

Nelson, S. E., Gebauer, L., Labrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2009). Gambling problem symptom patterns and stability across individual and timeframe. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 23(3), 523-533. doi:10.1037/a0016053

Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., Gray, H. M., Tom, M. A., Kleschinsky, J. H., & Shaffer, H. J. (2018). Already at the table: Patterns of play and gambling involvement prior to gambling expansion. Journal of Gambling Studies, 34(1), 275–295. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-017-9711-5 

Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2006). The proxy effect: Gender and gambling problem trajectories of Iowa gambling treatment program participants. Journal of Gambling Studies, 22(2), 221-240. doi:10.1007/s10899-006-9012-x

Odegaard, S. S., Peller, A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2005). Addiction as syndrome. Paradigm, 9(3), 12-13, 22.

Shaffer, H. J. (2005). From disabling to enabling the public interest: natural transitions from gambling exposure to adaptation and self-regulation. Addiction, 100(9), 1227-1230; discussion 1235. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2005.01200.x

Shaffer, H. J. (1999). On the nature and meaning of addiction. National Forum: The Phi Kappa Phi Journal, 79(4), 9-14.

Shaffer, H. J. (1999). Strange bedfellows: a critical view of pathological gambling and addiction. Addiction, 94(10), 1445-1448.

Shaffer, H. J., Donato, A. N., LaBrie, R. A., Kidman, R. C., & LaPlante, D. A. (2005). The epidemiology of college alcohol and gambling policies. Harm Reduction Journal, 2(1), 1. doi:10.1186/1477-7517-2-1

Shaffer, H. J., & Eber, G. B. (2002). Temporal progression of cocaine dependence symptoms in the US National Comorbidity Survey. Addiction, 97(5), 543-554.

Shaffer, H. J., Eber, G. B., Hall, M. N., & Vander Bilt, J. (2000). Smoking behavior among casino employees: Self-report validation using plasma cotinine. Addictive Behaviors, 25(5), 693-704.

Shaffer, H. J., Forman, D. P., Scanlan, K. M., & Smith, F. (2000). Awareness of gambling-related problems, policies and educational programs among high school and college administrators. Journal of Gambling Studies, 16(1), 93-101.

Shaffer, H. J., Freed, C. R., & Healea, D. (2002). Gambling disorders among homeless persons with substance use disorders seeking treatment at a community center. Psychiatric Services, 53(9), 1112-1117. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.53.9.1112

Shaffer, H. J., Hall, M. N., & Vander Bilt, J. (2000). “Computer addiction”: A critical consideration. American Journal Orthopsychiatry, 70(2), 162-168.

Shaffer, H. J., Hall, M. N., & Vander Bilt, J. (1999). Estimating the prevalence of disordered gambling behavior in the United States and Canada: A research synthesis. American Journal Public Health, 89(9), 1369-1376.

Shaffer, H. J., & Korn, D. A. (2002). Gambling and related mental disorders: A public health analysis. Annual Review of Public Health, 23, 171-212. doi:10.1146/annurev.publhealth.23.100901.140532

Shaffer, H. J., & Hall, M. N. (2001). Updating and refining prevalence estimates of disordered gambling behaviour in the United States and Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 92(3), 168-172.

Shaffer, H. J., LaBrie, R. A., & LaPlante, D. (2004). Laying the foundation for quantifying regional exposure to social phenomena: Considering the case of legalized gambling as a public health toxin. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18(1), 40-48. doi:10.1037/0893-164X.18.1.40

Shaffer, H. J., LaBrie, R. A., LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., & Stanton, M. V. (2004). The road less travelled: Moving from distribution to determinants in the study of gambling epidemiology. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 49(8), 504-516.

Shaffer, H. J., LaPlante, D. A., LaBrie, R. A., Kidman, R. C., Donato, A. N., & Stanton, M. V. (2004). Toward a syndrome model of addiction: Multiple expressions, common etiology. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 12(6), 367-374. doi:10.1080/10673220490905705

Shaffer, H. J., Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., LaBrie, R. A., Albanese, M., & Caro, G. (2007). The epidemiology of psychiatric disorders among repeat DUI offenders accepting a treatment sentencing option. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(5), 795-804. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.75.5.795

Shaffer, H. J., & Simoneau, G. (2001). Reducing resistance and denial by exercising ambivalence during the treatment of addiction. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 20(1), 99-105.

Shaffer, H. J., Vander Bilt, J., & Hall, M. N. (1999). Gambling, drinking, smoking and other health risk activities among casino employees. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 36(3), 365-378.

Division on Addiction. (2013). A benchmark study for monitoring exposure to new gambling opportunities: Final report. Division on Addiction

Division on Addiction. (2013). Addressing college gambling: Recommendations for science-based policies and programs. Division on Addiction

Division on Addiction. (1997). Estimating the prevalence of disordered gambling behavior in the United States and Canada: A meta-analysis. Division on Addiction

National Health & Medical Research Council Biomedical Fellowship

Downey, L. A., Hayley, A. C., Porath-Waller, A. J., Boorman, M., & Stough, C. (2016). The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST) and measures of cognitive functioning. Accidents & Analysis Prevention, 86, 90-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2015.10.019

Hayley, A. C., Downey, L. A., Shiferaw, B., & Stough, C. (2016). Amphetamine-type stimulant use and the risk of injury or death as a result of a road-traffic accident: A systematic review of observational studies. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 26(6), 901-922.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2016.02.0

Jackson, M. L., Kennedy, G. A., Clarke, C., Gullo, M., Swann, P., Downey, L. A., Hayley, A. C., Pierce, R. J., & Howard, M. E. (2016). The utility of automated measures of ocular metrics for detecting driver drowsiness during extended wakefulness. Accidents & Analysis Prevention, 87, 127-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2015.11.033

National Institutes of Health

Albanese, M. J., Nelson, S. E., Peller, A. J., & Shaffer, H. J. (2010). Bipolar disorder as a risk factor for repeat DUI behavior. Journal of Affective Disorders, 121(3), 253-257. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2009.06.015

Gray, H. M., LaPlante, D. A., Bannon, B. L., Ambady, N., & Shaffer, H. J. (2011). Development and validation of the Alcohol Identity Implicit Associations Test (AI-IAT). Addictive Behaviors, 36(9), 919-926. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2011.05.003

Gray, H. M., Nelson, S. E., Shaffer, H. J., Stebbins, P., & Farina, A. R. (2017). How do homeless adults change their lives after completing an intensive job-skills program? A prospective study. Journal of Community Psychology, 45(7), 888-905. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21900

Gray, H. M., Shaffer, P. M., Nelson, S. E., & Shaffer, H. J. (2016). Changing social networks among homeless individuals: A prospective evaluation of a job- and life-skills training program. Community Mental Health Journal, 52(7), 799–808. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-014-9817-5

Gray, H. M., Tickle-Degnen, L. (2010). A meta-analysis of performance on emotion recognition tasks in Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychology, 24(2), 176-191. doi:10.1037/a0018104

Kleschinsky, J. H., Bosworth, L. B., Nelson, S. E., Walsh, E. K., & Shaffer, H. J. (2009). Persistence pays off: Follow-up methods for difficult-to-track longitudinal samples. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70(5), 751-761.

Knight, J. R., Shrier, L. A., Bravender, T. D., Farrell, M., Vander Bilt, J., & Shaffer, H. J. (1999). A new brief screen for adolescent substance abuse. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 153(6), 591-596.

LaBrie, R. A., Kidman, R. C., Albanese, M., Peller, A. J., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Criminality and continued DUI offense: Criminal typologies and recidivism among repeat offenders.Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 25(4), 603-614. doi:10.1002/bsl.769

LaBrie, R. A., Peller, A. J., LaPlante, D. A., Bernhard, B., Harper, A., Schrier, T., & Shaffer, H. J. (2012). A brief self-help toolkit intervention for gambling problems: A randomized multisite trial. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(2), 278-289. doi:10.1111/j.1939-0025.2012.01157.x

LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Gambling with adolescent health. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(5), 387-389. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2007.02.009

LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., Odegaard, S. S., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2008). Substance and psychiatric disorders among men and women repeat driving under the influence offenders who accept a treatment-sentencing option. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 69(2), 209-217.

LaPlante, D. A., Whelshula, M., Gray, H. M., & Nelson, S. E. (2021). Understanding American Indian youth in residential recovery from substance use disorder: Risk and protective experiences and perceived recovery support. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 28(1), 39–70. https://doi.org/10.5820/aian.2801.2021.39

Mays, D., Cremeens, J., Usdan, S., Martin, R. J., Arriola, K. J., & Bernhardt, J. M. (2010). The feasibility of assessing alcohol use among college students using wireless mobile devices: Implications for health education and behavioural research. Health Education Journal, 69(3), 311-320.

Nelson, S. E., Belkin, K., LaPlante, D. A., Bosworth, L., & Shaffer, H. J. (2015). A prospective study of psychiatric comorbidity and recidivism among repeat DUI offenders. Archives of Scientific Psychology, 3(1), 8-17. https://doi.org/10.1037/arc0000009

Nelson, S. E., Shoov, E., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2019). Externalizing and self-medicating: Heterogeneity among repeat DUI offenders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 194, 88-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.09.017

Nelson, S. E., Van Ryzin, M. J., & Dishion, T. J. (2015). Alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco use trajectories from age 12 to 24 years: demographic correlates and young adult substance use problems. Development and Psychopathology, 27(1), 253–277. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579414000650

Odegaard, S. S., Peller, A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2005). Addiction as syndrome. Paradigm, 9(3), 12-13, 22.

Peller, A. J., Najavits, L. M., Nelson, S. E., LaBrie, R. A., & Shaffer, H. J. (2010). PTSD among a treatment sample of repeat DUI offenders. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23(4), 468-473. doi:10.1002/jts.20550

Shaffer, H. J. (2005). From disabling to enabling the public interest: natural transitions from gambling exposure to adaptation and self-regulation. Addiction, 100(9), 1227-1230; discussion 1235. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2005.01200.x

Shaffer, H. J., LaSalvia, T. A., & Stein, J. P. (1997). Comparing Hatha yoga with dynamic group psychotherapy for enhancing methadone maintenance treatment: A randomized clinical trial. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 3(4), 57-66.

Shaffer, H. J., Nelson, S. E., LaPlante, D. A., LaBrie, R. A., Albanese, M., & Caro, G. (2007). The epidemiology of psychiatric disorders among repeat DUI offenders accepting a treatment sentencing option. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(5), 795-804. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.75.5.795

Vander Bilt, J., Dodge, H. H., Pandav, R., Shaffer, H. J., & Ganguli, M. (2004). Gambling participation and social support among older adults: A longitudinal community study. Journal of Gambling Studies, 20(4), 373-389. doi:10.1007/s10899-004-4580-0

Whelshula, M. M., LaPlante, D. A., Nelson, S. E., & Gray, H. M. (2021). Recommendations for improving adolescent addiction recovery support in six northwest tribal communities. Journal of Community Psychology, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22665

Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri

Nelson, S. E., Kleschinsky, J. H., LaBrie, R. A., Kaplan, S., & Shaffer, H. J. (2010). One decade of self exclusion: Missouri casino self-excluders four to ten years after enrollment. Journal of Gambling Studies, 26(1), 129-144. doi:10.1007/s10899-009-9157-5

State of Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Problem Gambling Program

LaBrie, R. A., Peller, A. J., LaPlante, D. A., Bernhard, B., Harper, A., Schrier, T., & Shaffer, H. J. (2012). A brief self-help toolkit intervention for gambling problems: A randomized multisite trial. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(2), 278-289. doi:10.1111/j.1939-0025.2012.01157.x

St. Francis House

Nelson, S. E., Gray, H. M., Maurice, I. R., & Shaffer, H. J. (2012). Moving ahead: Evaluation of a work-skills training program for homeless adults. Community Mental Health Journal, 48(6), 711-722. doi:10.1007/s10597-012-9490-5

Shaffer, H. J., Freed, C. R., & Healea, D. (2002). Gambling disorders among homeless persons with substance use disorders seeking treatment at a community center. Psychiatric Services, 53(9), 1112-1117. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.53.9.1112

Division on Addiction. (2008). St. Francis House Moving Ahead Program (MAP): Phase II report. Division on Addiction

Division on Addiction. (2008). St. Francis House Moving Ahead Program (MAP): Phase I report. Division on Addiction

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

Ching, F. Y., Wiley, R. C., Tom, M. A., Wong, R. H. Y., Shaffer, H. J., & Chan, E. M. L. (2020). A brief comment about sample size and response rates for clinical research: A multi-site case example. International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction, 18(5), 1335-1345. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-019-00146-6 

Shaffer, H. J., Tom, M. A., Wiley, R. C., Wong, M. F. Y., Chan, E. M. L., Cheng, G. L. F., Lo, C. K. M., Ma, E. K. Y., Wong, R. H. Y., & Lee, M. (2018). Using the Syndrome Model of Addiction: A preliminary consideration of psychological states and traits. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 16(6), 1373-1393. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-018-9952-2

Shaffer, H. J., Tom, M. A., Wong, M. F. Y., Chan, E. M. L., Cheng, G. L. F., Lo, C. K., M., …Wong, R. H. Y. (2017). Treating Addiction as a Syndrome: Bridging Research and Clinical Practice. Trends in Medicine. (April). Retrieved from Trends in Medicine website: https://trends.hms.harvard.edu

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Vander Bilt, J., Dodge, H. H., Pandav, R., Shaffer, H. J., & Ganguli, M. (2004). Gambling participation and social support among older adults: A longitudinal community study. Journal of Gambling Studies, 20(4), 373-389. doi:10.1007/s10899-004-4580-0

ValueOptions, Inc.

LaBrie, R. A., Browne, C., Christensen, D. E., Greenwood, K. L., Straus, J. H., Garmon, M. S., . . . Shaffer, H. J. (2007). Implementation of a consumer-directed approach in behavioral health care: Problems and prospects. Psychiatric Services, 58(3), 300-302. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.58.3.300

LaBrie, R. A., LaPlante, D. A., Peller, A. J. Christensen, D. E., Greenwood, K. L., Straus, J. H.,…Shaffer, H. J. (2007). The interdependence of behavioral and somatic health: Implications for conceptualizing health and measuring treatment outcomes. International Journal of Integrated Care, 7, e10.