James P. Whelan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Director, Psychological Services Center Co-Director, The Institute for Gambling Education and Research
Ph.D., The University of Memphis
M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.A., LaSalle College
- Problem and Pathological Gambling
- Assessment and Treatment of Addictive Behaviors
- Gambling Behavior
Whelan, J. P., Steenbergh, T. A., & Meyers, A. W. (2007) Problem and Pathological Gambling. Cambridge MA: Hogrefe & Huber
Sample of Peer Reviewed Publications
Steenbergh, T.A., Whelan, J.P., Meyers, A.W., Klesges, R.C., & DeBon, M. (2008). Gambling and health risk-taking behaviors in a military sample. Military Medicine, 173(5), 452-459.
Wickwire, E., Whelan, J.P., Meyers, A. W., Luellen, J., & Studaway, A. (2009). Environmental correlates of gambling behavior among college students: A partial application of problem behavior theory to gambling. Journal of College Student Development, 49(5), 459-475.
Wickwire, E., Whelan, J.P., & Meyers, A. W. (2010). Outcome expectancies and gambling behavior among urban adolescents. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 24, 75-88.
Mitzner, G.B., Whelan, J.P., & Meyers, A.W. (in press) Comments from the trenches: Proposed changes to the DSM-V Classification of Pathological Gambling. Journal of Gambling Studies.
Yorgason, D., Whelan, J.P., & Meyers, A.W. (in press). Perceived religious support for problem gambling: Does church doctrine influence help-seeking? Mental Health, Religion, and Culture.