Publications

Publications

Academic Publications:

Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., & Matheson, F. 2013. Illicit Drug Use and Problem Gambling. ISRN Addiction, vol. 2013, Article ID 342392, 11 pages, doi:10.1155/2013/342392 

 

Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., & Antze, P. 2013. Understanding Gamblers Anonymous – A Practitioner’s Guide. In Richard, D. C. S., Blasczynski, A., & Nower, L. (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Disordered Gambling. New York: Wiley Press. Pp. 251-262.

 

Turner, N., Ferentzy, P., & Pietropalo, V. (2013). Prevention /Practice Ethno-cultural Literature Review: What can we learn about the prevention of problem gambling for ethnic populations from programs from other related fields of study? OPGRC RFA Number: FY2012-2013-02. Report submitted to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre.


Turner, N., Ferentzy, P., & Pietropalo, V. (2013). Prevention /Practice Ethno-cultural Literature Review: What can we learn about the prevention of problem gambling for ethnic populations from programs from other related fields of study? OPGRC RFA Number: FY2012-2013-02. Report submitted to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre. 

 

Turner, N., Littman-Sharp, N., Toneatto, T., Liu, E., Ferentzy, P. (2013). Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Inventory of Gambling Situations: Evaluation of the factor structure, reliability, and external correlations. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. October, 11(5), 526-645.

 

Ferentzy, P., Turner, N. 2013 A History of Problem Gambling: Temperance, Substance Abuse, Medicine, and Metaphors . New York, NY: Springer.

 

Ferentzy, P. & Turner, N. 2012. Morals, medicine, metaphors, and the history of the disease model of problem gambling. Journal of Gambling Issues. Issue 27, October.

 

Turner, N. & Ferentzy, P. 2012. Review of problem gambling and comorbid disorders and behaviours OPGRC RFA Number: FY2011-2012-03. Report submitted to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre.

 

Ferentzy, P., & Turner, N. (2011). The Science of Problem Gambling: an historical and linguistic analysis of the disease conception of problem gambling. Report submitted to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre.

 

Matheson, F., & Ferentzy, P. (2011). Illicit Drug Abuse and Problem Gambling: a Toronto Pilot Study. Report submitted to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre.

 

Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., Antze, P. (2010). The Serenity Prayer: Secularism and Spirituality in Gamblers Anonymous. Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery, Volume 5, number 2, 124-144.

 

Turner, N., & Ferentzy, P. (2010). The Natural Life History of a Lottery: The Importance of Large Wins in the Establishment and Survival of a Lottery. International Gambling Studies, 10(1): 19-30

 

Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., Antze, P. (2010). Changing Spousal Roles and their Effect on Recovery in Gamblers Anonymous: GamAnon, Social Support, Wives and Husbands. Journal of Gambling Studies, 26 (3): 487-501. 


Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., Antze, P. (2009). Gamblers Anonymous and the Twelve Steps: how an informal society has altered a recovery process in accordance with the special needs of problem gamblers. Journal of Gambling Issues #23, June. 


Ferentzy, P., Turner, N. (2009). Gambling and Organized Crime: a Review of the Literature. Journal of Gambling Issues #23, June.

 

Ferentzy, P., Turner, N. Skinner, W. (2009). The prevention of pathological gambling: An annotated bibliography (updated with over 100 additions). Problemgambling.ca


Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W. (2008).  How Can Science ‘Think’ about Gamblers Anonymous?. In Zangeneh, M., Blaszczynski, A., and Turner, N. (Eds.), In the Pursuit of Winning: Problem Gambling Theory, Research and Treatment. Toronto, Springer.

 

Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., & Ante, P. (2007). Approaches to Recovery in Gamblers Anonymous. Final Report Submitted to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre.

 

Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., & Ante, P. (2006). Rediscovering the 12 Steps: Recent changes in Gamblers Anonymous. Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery, 1 (3/4): 59-74.


Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., Antze, P. (2006). Recovery in Gamblers Anonymous. Journal of Gambling Issues  #17, August.


Ferentzy, P., Turner, N., Skinner, W. (2006). The Prevention of Pathological Gambling: An Annotated Bibliography. Journal of Gambling Issues  #17, August.

 

Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W. (2006). Mutual Aid: An annotated bibliography. Journal of Gambling Issues #17, August.

 

Ferentzy, P.,  Skinner, W., Antze, P. (2004). Gender Differences in Gamblers Anonymous. International Journal of Self Help and Self Care, 2 (4): 271-280.    

 

Ferentzy, P., Skinner, W., Antze, P. (2004). Exploring Mutual Aid Pathways to Gambling Problems. Final Report submitted to the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre after a sixteen month study of Gamblers Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

 

Ferentzy, P., Skinner W. (2003).  Gamblers Anonymous:  A critical review of the literature.  Electronic Journal of Gambling Issues #9, October.  

 

Ferentzy, P. (2002). Foucault and Addiction. Telos  #125, Fall: 167-191.

 

Ferentzy, P.  (2001).   From Sin to Disease: differences and similarities between past and current conceptions of substance abuse. Contemporary Drug Problems,  28(3): 363-390