A/Prof. Nicki Dowling

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Psychology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

nicki.dowling@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45610

Research interests

Problem gambling, Addiction, Psychological treatment

Publications

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2021

Risk, compensatory, and protective factors in problem gambling: The role of positive mental health characteristics

N Dowling, S Aarsman, S Merkouris

(2021), Vol. 112, Addictive Behaviors, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Exploring the associations between gambling cravings, self-efficacy, and gambling episodes: An Ecological Momentary Assessment study

C Hawker, S Merkouris, G Youssef, N Dowling

(2021), Vol. 112, Addictive Behaviors, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article
2020

Brief Report: Problem Gambling in International and Domestic University Students

N Dowling, M Brown, S Aarsman, S Merkouris

(2020), Vol. 29, pp. 77-81, American Journal on Addictions, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Enhancing the utility of the problem gambling severity index in clinical settings: identifying refined categories within the problem gambling category

S Merkouris, C Greenwood, V Manning, J Oakes, S Rodda, D Lubman, N Dowling

(2020), Vol. 103, pp. 1-5, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Manaaki - a cognitive behavioral therapy mobile health app to support people experiencing gambling problems: a randomized control trial protocol

G Humphrey, J Chu, N Dowling, S Rodda, S Merkouris, V Parag, D Newcombe, E Ho, V Nosa, R Ruwhui-Collins, R Whittaker, C Bullen

(2020), Vol. 20, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Evaluating the impact of simulation-based education on clinical psychology students' confidence and clinical competence

J Sheen, W Sutherland-Smith, E Thompson, G Youssef, A Dudley, R King, K Hall, N Dowling, C Gurtman, J McGillivray

(2020), pp. 1-12, Clinical psychologist, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

GamblingLess: Curb Your Urge: Development and usability testing of a smartphone-delivered ecological momentary intervention for problem gambling

S Merkouris, C Hawker, S Rodda, G Youssef, N Dowling

(2020), pp. 1-24, International Gambling Studies, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Do EGMs have a stronger association with problem gambling than racing and casino table games? Evidence from a decade of Australian prevalence studies

P Delfabbro, D King, M Browne, N Dowling

(2020), Vol. 36, pp. 499-511, Journal of gambling studies, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2019

Patterns of family and intimate partner violence in problem gamblers

Aino Suomi, Nicki Dowling, Shane Thomas, Max Abbott, Maria Bellringer, Malcolm Battersby, Jane Koziol-McLain, Tiffany Lavis, Alun Jackson

(2019), Vol. 35, pp. 465-484, Journal of gambling studies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Locating gambling problems across a continuum of severity: Rasch analysis of the Quinte Longitudinal Study (QLS)

S Cowlishaw, S Merkouris, N Dowling, S Rodda, A Suomi, S Thomas

(2019), Vol. 92, pp. 32-37, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Problem gambling and family violence: factors associated with family violence victimization and perpetration in treatment-seeking gamblers

Nicki Dowling, Erin Oldenhof, Sue Cockman, Aino Suomi, Stephanie Merkouris, Alun Jackson

(2019), pp. 1-25, Journal of interpersonal violence, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The therapist experience of internet delivered CBT for problem gambling: service integration considerations

S Rodda, S Merkouris, T Lavis, D Smith, D Lubman, D Austin, P Harvey, M Battersby, N Dowling

(2019), Vol. 18, pp. 1-7, Internet interventions, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A quantification of the net consumer surplus from gambling participation

M Rockloff, M Browne, A Russell, S Merkouris, N Dowling

(2019), Vol. 35, pp. 1147-1162, Journal of gambling studies, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

The Reciprocal Association between Problem Gambling and Mental Health Symptoms/Substance Use: Cross-Lagged Path Modelling of Longitudinal Cohort Data

Nicki Dowling, Carla Butera, Stephanie Merkouris, George Youssef, Simone Rodda, Alun Jackson

(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 1-15, Journal of clinical medicine, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

The diagnostic accuracy of brief screening instruments for problem gambling: A systematic review and meta-analysis

N Dowling, S Merkouris, S Dias, S Rodda, V Manning, G Youssef, D Lubman, R Volberg

(2019), Vol. 74, pp. 1-32, Clinical Psychology Review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Treatment for Family Members of People Experiencing Gambling Problems: Family Members Want Both Gambler-Focused and Family-Focused Options

S Rodda, N Dowling, A Thomas, K Bagot, D Lubman

(2019), pp. 1-17, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article
2018

Barriers and facilitators of responding to problem gambling: perspectives from Australian mental health services

S Rodda, V Manning, N Dowling, S Lee, D Lubman

(2018), Vol. 34, pp. 307-320, Journal of Gambling Studies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Negative mood states or dysfunctional cognitions: their independent and interactional effects in influencing severity of gambling among Chinese problem gamblers in Hong Kong

D Wong, X Zhuang, A Jackson, N Dowling, H Lo

(2018), Vol. 34, pp. 631-645, Journal of gambling studies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

The intergenerational transmission of problem gambling: the mediating role of offspring gambling expectancies and motives

N Dowling, E Oldenhof, K Shandley, G Youssef, S Vasiliadis, S Thomas, E Frydenberg, A Jackson

(2018), Vol. 77, pp. 16-20, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Does SMS improve gambling outcomes over and above access to other e-mental health supports? a feasibility study

S Rodda, N Dowling, B Knaebe, D Lubman

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 343-357, International Gambling Studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Screening for problem gambling within mental health services: a comparison of the classification accuracy of brief instruments

N Dowling, S Merkouris, V Manning, R Volberg, S Lee, S Rodda, D Lubman

(2018), Vol. 113, pp. 1088-1104, Addiction, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Therapist-delivered and self-help interventions for gambling problems: a review of contents

Simone Rodda, Stephanie Merkouris, Charles Abraham, David Hodgins, Sean Cowlishaw, Nicki Dowling

(2018), Vol. 7, pp. 211-226, Journal of behavioral addictions, Budapest, Hungary, C1

journal article

Gamblers seeking online help are active help-seekers: Time to support autonomy and competence

S Rodda, N Dowling, D Lubman

(2018), Vol. 87, pp. 272-275, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Problem gambling and family violence: findings from a population-representative study

Nicki Dowling, Carrie Ewin, George Youssef, Stephanie Merkouris, Aino Suomi, Shane Thomas, Alun Jackson

(2018), Vol. 7, pp. 806-813, Journal of behavioral addictions, Budapest, Hungary, C1

journal article

Family violence in gambling help-seeking populations

K Palmer du Preez, M Bellringer, J Pearson, N Dowling, A Suomi, J Koziol-Mclain, D Wilson, A Jackson

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 477-494, International gambling studies, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Evaluating the effectiveness of an integrated Cognitive-Behavioural Intervention (CBI) model for male problem gamblers in Hong Kong: a matched-pair comparison design

Xiao Zhuang, Daniel Wong, Ting Ng, Alun Jackson, Nicki Dowling, Herman Lo

(2018), Vol. 34, pp. 969-985, Journal of gambling studies, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2017

Gender differences in risk and protective factors for problem gambling

N Dowling, E Oldenhof

(2017), pp. 247-267, Gambling disorders in women: an international female perspective on treatment and research, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Improved outcomes following a single session web-based intervention for problem gambling

S Rodda, D Lubman, A Jackson, N Dowling

(2017), Vol. 33, pp. 283-299, Journal of gambling studies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Early risk and protective factors for problem gambling: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies

N Dowling, S Merkouris, C Greenwood, E Oldenhof, J Toumbourou, G Youssef

(2017), Vol. 51, pp. 109-124, Clinical psychology review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

GAMBLINGLESS: FOR LIFE study protocol: a pragmatic randomised trial of an online cognitive-behavioural programme for disordered gambling

S Merkouris, S Rodda, D Austin, D Lubman, P Harvey, M Battersby, J Cunningham, T Lavis, D Smith, N Dowling

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-14, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The intergenerational transmission of at-risk/problem gambling: the moderating role of parenting practices

N Dowling, K Shandley, E Oldenhof, J Affleck, G Youssef, E Frydenberg, S Thomas, A Jackson

(2017), Vol. 26, pp. 707-712, American journal of addictions, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Problem gambling and substance use in patients attending community mental health services

V Manning, N Dowling, S Lee, S Rodda, J Garfield, R Volberg, J Kulkarni, D Lubman

(2017), Vol. 6, pp. 678-688, Journal of behavioral addictions, Budapest, Hungary, C1

journal article
2016

Problem gambling and intimate partner violence : a systematic review and meta-analysis

N Dowling, A Suomi, A Jackson, T Lavis, J Patford, S Cockman, S Thomas, M Bellringer, J Koziol-Mclain, M Battersby, P Harvey, M Abbott

(2016), Vol. 17, pp. 43-61, Trauma, violence & abuse, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal article

National estimates of Australian gambling prevalence : findings from a dual-frame omnibus survey

N Dowling, G Youssef, A Jackson, D Pennay, K Francis, A Pennay, D Lubman

(2016), Vol. 111, pp. 420-435, Addiction, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Problem gambling patterns among Australian young adults: associations with prospective risk and protective factors and adult adjustment outcomes

K Scholes-Balog, S Hemphill, J Toumbourou, N Dowling

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 38-45, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Interventions for comorbid problem gambling and psychiatric disorders: Advancing a developing field of research

N Dowling, S Merkouris, F Lorains

(2016), Vol. 58, pp. 21-30, Addictive Behaviors, C1

journal article

The relationship between gambling attitudes, involvement, and problems in adolescence: examining the moderating role of coping strategies and parenting styles

R Dixon, G Youssef, P Hasking, M Ycel, A Jackson, N Dowling

(2016), Vol. 58, pp. 42-46, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The intergenerational transmission of problem gambling: the mediating role of parental psychopathology

N Dowling, K Shandley, E Oldenhof, G Youssef, S Thomas, E Frydenberg, A Jackson

(2016), Vol. 59, pp. 12-17, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

An empirical study of personality disorders among treatment-seeking problem gamblers

M Brown, E Oldenhof, J Allen, N Dowling

(2016), Vol. 32, pp. 1079-1100, Journal of gambling studies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Gambling problems in treatment for affective disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)

S Cowlishaw, J Hakes, N Dowling

(2016), Vol. 202, pp. 110-114, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Predictors of outcomes of psychological treatments for disordered gambling: A systematic review

S Merkouris, S Thomas, C Browning, N Dowling

(2016), Vol. 48, pp. 7-31, Clinical Psychology Review, C1

journal article

Consumer perspectives on gambling harm minimisation measures in an Australian jurisdiction

A Jackson, D Christensen, K Francis, N Dowling

(2016), Vol. 32, pp. 801-822, Journal of gambling studies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Problem gambling family impacts: development of the problem gambling Family Impact Scale

N Dowling, A Suomi, A Jackson, T Lavis

(2016), Vol. 32, pp. 935-955, Journal of gambling studies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Gambling related family coping and the impact of problem gambling on families in Hong Kong

Elda Chan, Nicki Dowling, Alun Jackson, Daniel Shek

(2016), Vol. 6, Asian journal of gambling issues and public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Gambling motives: application of the reasons for gambling questionnaire in an Australian population survey

K Francis, N Dowling, A Jackson, D Christensen, H Wardle

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 807-823, Journal of gambling studies, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Gambling participation and problem gambling severity in a stratified random survey : Findings from the second social and economic impact study of gambling in Tasmania

D Christensen, N Dowling, A Jackson, S Thomas

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 1317-1335, Journal of Gambling Studies, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Subtyping based on readiness and confidence: the identification of help-seeking profiles for gamblers accessing web-based counselling

S Rodda, D Lubman, R Iyer, C Gao, N Dowling

(2015), Vol. 110, pp. 494-501, Addiction, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Single session web-based counselling: a thematic analysis of content from the perspective of the client

S Rodda, D Lubman, A Cheetham, N Dowling, A Jackson

(2015), Vol. 43, pp. 117-130, British journal of guidance and counselling, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Are the profiles of past-year internet gamblers generalizable to regular internet gamblers?

N Dowling, F Lorains, A Jackson

(2015), Vol. 43, pp. 118-128, Computers in human behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Prevalence of psychiatric co-morbidity in treatment-seeking problem gamblers: A systematic review and meta-analysis

N Dowling, S Cowlishaw, A Jackson, S Merkouris, K Francis, D Christensen

(2015), Vol. 49, pp. 519-539, Australian New Zealand journal of psychiatry, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Problem gambling and internalising symptoms: a longitudinal analysis of common and specific social environmental protective factors.

K Scholes-Balog, S Hemphill, J Toumbourou, N Dowling

(2015), Vol. 46, pp. 86-93, Addictive Behaviors, England, C1

journal article

An examination of the prevalence, consumer profiles, and patterns of energy drink use, with and without alcohol, in Australia

A Pennay, A Cheetham, N Droste, P Miller, B Lloyd, D Pennay, N Dowling, A Jackson, D Lubman

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 1485-1492, Alcoholism clinical and experimental research, Chichester, Eng, C1

journal article

The relationship between problem gambling and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

O Waluk, G Youssef, N Dowling

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-14, Journal of gambling studies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

The application of an etiological model of personality disorders to problem gambling

M Brown, J Allen, N Dowling

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 1179-1199, Journal of gambling studies, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

The prevalence of comorbid personality disorders in treatment-seeking problem gamblers: a systematic review and meta-analysis

N Dowling, S Cowlishaw, A Jackson, S Merkouris, K Francis, D Christensen

(2015), Vol. 29, pp. 735-754, Journal of personality disorders, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article
2014

Improving Gambling Survey Research Using Dual-Frame Sampling of Landline and Mobile Phone Numbers

A Jackson, D Pennay, N Dowling, B Coles-Janess, D Christensen

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 291-307, Journal of Gambling Studies, C1-1

journal article

Self-reported impulsivity and inhibitory control in problem gamblers

F Lorains, J Stout, J Bradshaw, N Dowling, P Enticott

(2014), Vol. 36, pp. 144-157, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, C1-1

journal article

A prospective study of adolescent risk and protective factors for problem gambling among young adults

K Scholes-Balog, S Hemphill, N Dowling, J Toumbourou

(2014), Vol. 37, pp. 215-224, Journal of Adolescence, C1

journal article

Mechanisms of action in the relationship between mindfulness and problem gambling behaviour

S de Lisle, N Dowling, S Allen

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 206-225, International journal of mental health and addiction, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

An Examination of a proposed DSM-IV pathological gambling hierarchy in a treatment seeking population: similarities with substance dependence and evidence for three classification systems

D Christensen, A Jackson, N Dowling, R Volberg, S Thomas

(2014), Vol. 31, pp. 787-806, Journal of Gambling Studies, C1

journal article

The impacts of problem gambling on concerned significant others accessing web-based counselling

N Dowling, S Rodda, D Lubman, A Jackson

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 1253-1257, Addictive Behaviors, C1

journal article

Strategic and non-strategic problem gamblers differ on decision-making under risk and ambiguity

F Lorains, N Dowling, P Enticott, J Bradshaw, J Trueblood, J Stout

(2014), Vol. 109, pp. 1128-1137, Addiction, C1

journal article

Problem gambling subtypes based on psychological distress, alcohol abuse and impulsivity

A Suomi, N Dowling, A Jackson

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 1741-1745, Addictive behaviors, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Problem gambling and family violence: Prevalence and patterns in treatment-seekers

N Dowling, A Jackson, A Suomi, T Lavis, S Thomas, J Patford, P Harvey, M Battersby, J Koziol-McLain, M Abbott, M Bellringer

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 1713-1717, Addictive Behaviors, C1

journal article
2013

The cognitive-behavioural treatment of female problem gambling

N Dowling

(2013), pp. 225-250, Wiley-Blackwell handbook of disordered gambling, Chichester, England, B1

book chapter

Reasons for using web-based counselling among family and friends impacted by problem gambling

Simone Rodda, Dan Lubman, Nicki Dowling, Terence McCann

(2013), Vol. 3, Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health, C1

journal article

Web-based counseling for problem gambling: exploring motivations and recommendations

S Rodda, D Lubman, N Dowling, A Bough, A Jackson

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 1-13, Journal of medical internet research, Toronto, Canada, C1-1

journal article

A proof of concept for using brief dialectical behavior therapy as a treatment for problem gambling

D Christensen, N Dowling, A Jackson, M Brown, J Russo, K Francis, A Umemoto

(2013), Vol. 30, pp. 117-137, Behaviour Change, C1-1

journal article

Problem gambling and family violence: family member reports of prevalence, family impacts and family coping

A Suomi, A Jackson, N Dowling, T Lavis, J Patford, S Thomas, P Harvey, M Abbott, M Bellringer, J Koziol-McLain, S Cockman

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 1-15, Asian journal of gambling issues and public health, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2012

A Comparison of the Psychological Outcomes of Cosmetic Surgical Procedures

Nicki Dowling, Alun Jackson, Roberta Honigman

(2012), pp. 1-9, Plastic Surgery: An International Journal, C1-1

journal article

Psychological therapies for pathological and problem gambling

Sean Cowlishaw, Stephanie Merkouris, Nicki Dowling, Christopher Anderson, Alun Jackson, Shane Thomas

(2012), COCHRANE DATABASE OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS, C1-1

journal article

Psychological therapies for pathological and problem gambling.

S Cowlishaw, S Merkouris, N Dowling, C Anderson, A Jackson, S Thomas

(2012), Vol. 11, Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), C1-1

journal article

The experience of teasing in elective cosmetic surgery patients

A Jackson, N Dowling, R Honigman, K Francis, A Kalus

(2012), Vol. 38, pp. 129-137, Behavioral medicine, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal article

The impact of financial management practices and financial attitudes on the relationship between materialism and compulsive buying

T Pham, K Yap, N Dowling

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 461-470, Journal of Economic Psychology, C1-1

journal article

Mindfulness and Problem Gambling: A Review of the Literature

S de Lisle, N Dowling, J Allen

(2012), Vol. 28, pp. 719-739, Journal of Gambling Studies, C1-1

journal article

An Examination of Gambling Behaviour in Relation to Financial Management Behaviour, Financial Attitudes, and Money Attitudes

E Chen, N Dowling, K Yap

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 231-242, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, C1-1

journal article
2011

Psychological characteristics and outcomes of elective cosmetic surgery patients: The influence of cosmetic surgery history

N Dowling, A Jackson, R Honigman, K Francis

(2011), Vol. 31, pp. 176-184, Plastic Surgical Nursing, C1-1

journal article

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for problem gambling

S De Lisle, N Dowling, J Sabura Allen

(2011), Vol. 10, pp. 210-228, Clinical Case Studies, C1-1

journal article

Client Engagement Characteristics Associated with Problem Gambling Treatment Outcomes

N Dowling, S Cosic

(2011), Vol. 9, pp. 656-671, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, C1-1

journal article

Psychological characteristics and outcomes of elective cosmetic surgery patients

Nicki Dowling, Alun Jackson, Roberta Honigman, Kate Francis

(2011), Vol. 31, pp. 176-184, Plastic surgical nursing, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

The PreFACE: a preoperative psychosocial screen for elective facial cosmetic surgery and cosmetic dentistry patients

R Honigman, A Jackson, N Dowling

(2011), Vol. 66, pp. 16-23, Annals of plastic surgery, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article
2010

Commonalities in the psychological factors associated with problem gambling and internet dependence

N Dowling, M Brown

(2010), Vol. 13, pp. 437-441, Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, C1-1

journal article

Using the CPGI to Determine Problem Gambling Prevalence in Australia: Measurement Issues

A Jackson, H Wynne, N Dowling, J Tomnay, S Thomas

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 570-582, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, C1-1

journal article

Special report : the psychology of gambling

D Rickwood, A Blaszczynski, P Delfabbro, N Dowling, K Heading, J Giese

(2010), Vol. 32, pp. 11-21, InPsych, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal article

The preFACE : a pre-operative psychosocial screen for elective facial cosmetic surgery and cosmetic dentistry patients

R Honigman, A Jackson, N Dowling

(2010), Vol. 65, pp. 1-7, Annals of plastic surgery, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

The male cosmetic surgery patient: A matched sample gender analysis of elective cosmetic surgery and cosmetic dentistry patients

N Dowling, R Honigman, A Jackson

(2010), Vol. 64, pp. 726-731, Annals of Plastic Surgery, C1-1

journal article
2009

Financial management practices and money attitudes as determinants of financial problems and dissatisfaction in young male australian workers

N Dowling, T Corney, L Hoiles

(2009), Vol. 20, pp. 5-13, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, C1-1

journal article

Towards an integrated model of leadership and self regulation

S Moss, N Dowling, J Callanan

(2009), Vol. 20, pp. 162-176, Leadership Quarterly, C1-1

journal article

A preliminary investigation of abstinence and controlled gambling as self-selected goals of treatment for female pathological gambling

N Dowling, D Smith, T Thomas

(2009), Vol. 25, pp. 201-214, Journal of Gambling Studies, C1-1

journal article

Client characteristics associated with treatment attrition and outcome in female pathological gambling

N Dowling

(2009), Vol. 17, pp. 205-219, Addiction Research and Theory, C1-1

journal article

Screening for Internet dependence: Do the proposed diagnostic criteria differentiate normal from dependent Internet use?

N Dowling, K Quirk

(2009), Vol. 12, pp. 21-27, Cyberpsychology and Behavior, C1-1

journal article

The family functioning of female pathological gamblers

N Dowling, D Smith, T Thomas

(2009), Vol. 7, pp. 29-44, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, C1-1

journal article
2008

Treatment careers in problem gambling: Factors associated with first treatment and treatment re-entry

A Jackson, N Dowling, S Thomas, T Holt

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 618-632, Addiction Research and Theory, C1-1

journal article

Adolescent gambling behaviour and attitudes: A prevalence study and correlates in an Australian population

A Jackson, N Dowling, S Thomas, L Bond, G Patton

(2008), Vol. 6, pp. 325-352, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, C1-1

journal article

Financial management and young Australian workers

N Dowling, L Hoiles, T Corney, D Clark

(2008), Vol. 27, pp. 26-35, Youth Studies Australia, C1-1

journal article

Behavioral interventions in the treatment of pathological gambling : a review of activity scheduling and desensitization

N Dowling, A Jackson, S Thomas

(2008), Vol. 4, pp. 172-187, International journal of behavioral consultation and therapy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, C1-1

journal article
2007

A comparison of individual and group cognitive-behavioural treatment for female pathological gambling

N Dowling, D Smith, T Thomas

(2007), Vol. 45, pp. 2192-2202, Behaviour Research and Therapy, C1-1

journal article

Treatment goal selection for female pathological gambling: A comparison of abstinence and controlled gambling

N Dowling, D Smith

(2007), Vol. 23, pp. 335-345, Journal of Gambling Studies, C1-1

journal article
2006

Treatment of female pathological gambling: The efficacy of a cognitive-behavioural approach

N Dowling, D Smith, T Thomas

(2006), Vol. 22, pp. 355-372, Journal of Gambling Studies, C1-1

journal article

Responsible drinking knowledge a comparison of Australian apprentices and university students

N Dowling, D Clark, T Corney

(2006), Vol. 25, pp. 42-48, Youth studies Australia, Hobart, Tas., C1-1

journal article
2005

Australian apprentices and gambling

N Dowling, D Clarke, L Memery, T Corney

(2005), Vol. 24, pp. 17-23, Youth studies Australia, Hobart, Tas., C1-1

journal article

Electronic gaming machines: are they the 'crack-cocaine' of gambling?

N Dowling, D Smith, T Thomas

(2005), Vol. 100, pp. 33-45, Addiction, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2000

The multiphasic sex inventory: a comparison of American and Australian samples of sexual offenders

N Dowling, D Smith, M Proeve, J Lee

(2000), Vol. 35, pp. 244-248, Australian psychologist, Chichester, England, C1-1

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Pharmacological interventions for the treatment of pathological and problem gambling

Christopher Anderson, Sean Cowlishaw, Nicki Dowling, Alun Jackson, Felicity Lorains, Stephanie Merkouris, Marie Misso, Harriet Radermacher, Shane Thomas

(), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Social and Economic Impact of Gambling in Tasmania ans Assessment of Gambling Harm Minimisation Measures

A/Prof Nicki Dowling

  • 2015: $116,915
  • 2014: $64,030
  • 2013: $102,448

Development and evaluation of an online gambling self-help program: Effective integration into existing Victoria services

A/Prof Nicki Dowling

  • 2017: $51,474
  • 2015: $70,565
  • 2014: $141,130

The development of empirically derived Australian responsible gambling limits

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Prof Bryan Rodgers, Dr Tanya Davidson, Prof Robin Room, Dr Aino Suomi

  • 2017: $36,740
  • 2016: $36,740
  • 2015: $36,740
  • 2014: $73,480

Transitioning into and out of low or moderate risk gambling: Sociodemographic, gambling-related harm motivation and change profiles

Dr Stephanie Merkouris, A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr George Youssef, Dr Simone Rodda

  • 2019: $6,000
  • 2018: $10,091
  • 2017: $33,828

Fourth Tasmanian Gambling Social and Economic Impact Study

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Stephanie Merkouris, Dr George Youseef

  • 2017: $142,780

Experiences and perceptions of gamblers using gambling, mental health and alcohol and other drug use online forums: A natural language processing approach

Dr Stephanie Merkouris, A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr George Youssef, Dr Simone Rodda

  • 2019: $34,597
  • 2018: $9,885

Examining Risk and Protective Factors for the Development of Gambling-Related Harms and Problems in Victorian LGBTIQ Communities

Dr Rachel Bush, A/Prof Nicki Dowling, A/Prof Petra Staiger, Dr Andrea Waling

  • 2019: $34,954
  • 2018: $9,987

The development and evaluation of just-in-time intervention apps to reduce gambling harm: Providing ¿in-the-moment¿ support for gamblers

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Simone Rodda, Prof Dan Lubman, Dr Stephanie Merkouris, Dr George Youssef, Mr Leon Young, Ms Anna Goldfelder

  • 2019: $262,160

Family member treatments: Systematic review and content analysis across addictions

Dr Stephanie Merkouris, A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Simone Rodda

  • 2020: $3,000
  • 2019: $27,000

Virtual Assistant (Chatbot) Facilitating Screening, Responsible Gambling Messaging, and Referral.

A/Prof Mohamed Abdelrazek, Dr Alessio Bonti, A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Stephanie Merkouris, Dr Amani Ibrahim

  • 2020: $33,000
  • 2019: $66,000

Addressing gambling harm to affected others: A scoping review.

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Stephanie Merkouris

  • 2020: $6,500
  • 2019: $6,500

Family member treatment for gambling harm: development and evaluation

Dr Stephanie Merkouris, A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Simone Rodda, Prof David Hodgins

  • 2020: $149,507

National Interactive Gambling Study

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Stephanie Merkouris

  • 2020: $5,000

Industry and Other Funding

The identification of protective factors in the development of problem gambling using a socio-ecological framework: A systematic review and meta-analysis

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Prof John Toumbourou, Dr Stephanie Merkouris, Dr George Youssef

  • 2015: $29,743

The effectiveness of behaviour change techniques used in psychological and self-help interventions for problem gambling

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Simone Rodda, Dr Stephanie Merkouris, Dr Sean Cowlishaw, Prof Charles Abraham, Prof David Hodgins

  • 2016: $10,382

Drummond Street Services, Schools Gambling Evaluation

Prof John Toumbourou, A/Prof Nicki Dowling

  • 2018: $4,000

Family Gambling Help: An evaluation of the impact of a peer-based support program on the wellbeing of families affected by gambling.

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Stephanie Merkouris, Ms Chloe Hawker

  • 2019: $7,000

The co-design of an e-mental health service and customised products: An implementation evaluation.

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Stephanie Merkouris

  • 2020: $9,597

Smart phone delivered CBT for gambling related harm: An RCT

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Stephanie Merkouris

  • 2020: $25,705
  • 2019: $42,738

An umbrella review of gambling disorder treatment: Taking clinical decision-making to the next level

A/Prof Nicki Dowling, Dr Stephanie Merkouris, Dr Simone Rodda

  • 2020: $23,485

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Zifei Chen

Thesis entitled: Professional Stigma towards Problem Gambling

Master of Science (Psychology), School of Psychology