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James P. Whelan, Ph.D.

James P. Whelan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Clinical Health), Director of Psychological Services Center

Phone
901.678.3736
Email
jwhelan@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.4518
Office
Psychology Building, Room 126
Office Hours
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Education

Ph.D., The University of Memphis
M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.A., LaSalle College

Research Interests

  • Problem and Pathological Gambling
  • Assessment and Treatment of Addictive Behaviors
  • Gambling Behavior

Book

Whelan, J. P., Steenbergh, T. A., & Meyers, A. W. (2007) Problem and Pathological Gambling. Cambridge MA: Hogrefe & Huber

Sample of Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Ginley, M. K.*, Whelan, J. P., Meyers, A. W., Relyea, G. E., & Pearlson, G. (2014). Exploring a multidimensional approach to impulsivity in predicting college student gambling. Journal of Gambling Studies, 30, 521-536.

  • Winfree, W.*, Ginley, M. K.*, Whelan, J. P., & Meyers, A. W. (2014). Psychometric Evaluation of the Gambling Self-Efficacy Questionnaire with Treatment-Seeking Pathological Gamblers. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28, 1305-1310.

  • Ginley, M. K.*, Whelan, J. P., Relyea, G. E., Simmons, J. L., Meyers, A. W. & Pearlson, G. (2015). College student beliefs about wagering: An evaluation of the adolescent gambling expectancies survey. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31, 161-172.

  • Teeter, J. B.*, Ginley, M. K.*, Whelan, J. P., & Meyers, J. P. (2015). The moderating effect of gender on the relation between expectancies and gambling frequency among college students. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31, 173-182.

  • Hesterson, D., Whelan, J. P., Braunlich, C. (2015). Setting the standard for responsible gambling: The Caesars Entertainment experience. The Worldwide Addiction Gambling Education Report.

  • Ginley, M. K.*, Whelan, J. P., Relyea, G. E., Meyers, A. W., & Pearlson, G. D. (in press). Testing the acquired preparedness model: Predicting college student gambling frequency and symptomatology. Journal of Gambling Studies.

  • Winfree, W. R.*, Ginley, M. K.*, Whelan, J. P., & Meyers, A. W. (in press). Psychometric evaluation of the Gamblers' Beliefs Questionnaire with treatment-seeking disordered gamblers. Addictive Behaviors.

  • Simmons, J.*, Whelan, J. P., Meyers, A. W. (in press). Gambling outcome expectancies and gambling behavior among African-American adolescents: Gender as a moderating variable. Journal of Gambling Studies.

*signifies student authors