Professor Paul Delfabbro

Paul Delfabbro
School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I have worked at the University of Adelaide since 2001 and I lecture in the areas of learning theory as well as methodology and statistics. My principal research interests are in the area of behavioural addictions (gambling and technology) as well as child protection and out-of-home care. Most of my research work involves statistical analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys and experimental studies.

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Professor Paul Delfabbro

I have worked at the University of Adelaide since 2001 and I lecture in the areas of learning theory as well as methodology and statistics. My principal research interests are in the area of behavioural addictions (gambling and technology) as well as child protection and out-of-home care. Most of my research work involves statistical analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys and experimental studies.


Date Position Institution name
2001 Professor University of Adelaide

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2015 Thompson-Reuters Citation Award


Date Institution name Country Title
1998 University of Adelaide Australia PhD (in Psychology)
The University of Adelaide Australia B.A. (Hons) 1st class
The University of Adelaide Australia B.Ec.


Psychology, Public Health, Sociological Methodology and Research Methods, Studies in Human Society


Date Citation
2017 Doidge,JC, Higgins,DJ, Delfabbro,P, Edwards,B, Vassallo,S, Toumbourou,JW, Segal,L, 2017, Economic predictors of child maltreatment in an Australian population-based birth cohort, Children and Youth Services Review, 72, 14-25 10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.10.012
2017 Forrest,C, King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2017, Maladaptive cognitions predict changes in problematic gaming in highly-engaged adults: A 12-month longitudinal study, Addictive Behaviors, 65, 125-130 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.10.013
2017 Doidge,J, Higgins,D, Delfabbro,P, Segal,L, 2017, Risk factors for child maltreatment in an Australian population-based birth cohort, Child Abuse and Neglect, 64, 47-60 10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.12.002
2017 Delfabbro,P, King,D, 2017, Prevention paradox logic and problem gambling: Does low-risk gambling impose a greater burden of harm than high-risk gambling?, Journal of behavioral addictions, 1-5 10.1556/2006.6.2017.022
2017 Schneider,L, King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2017, Maladaptive Coping Styles in Adolescents with Internet Gaming Disorder Symptoms, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1-12 10.1007/s11469-017-9756-9
2017 Harkess,K, Delfabbro,P, Mortimer,J, Cohen-Woods,S, Hannaford,Z, 2017, Brief Report on the Psychophysiological Effects of a Yoga Intervention for Chronic Stress: Preliminary Findings, Journal of Psychophysiology, 31, 1, 38-48 10.1027/0269-8803/a000169
2017 Balzan,R, Ephraums,R, Delfabbro,P, Andreou,C, 2017, Beads task vs. box task: The specificity of the jumping to conclusions bias, Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 42-50 10.1016/j.jbtep.2016.07.017
2017 Bowden,JA, Delfabbro,P, Room,R, Miller,CL, Wilson,C, 2017, Prevalence, perceptions and predictors of alcohol consumption and abstinence among South Australian school students: a cross-sectional analysis., BMC public health, 17, 1, 549- 10.1186/s12889-017-4475-5
2017 Malvaso,C, Delfabbro,P, Day,A, 2017, The child protection and juvenile justice nexus in Australia: A longitudinal examination of the relationship between maltreatment and offending, Child Abuse and Neglect, 64, 32-46 10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.11.028
2017 King,D, Kaptsis,D, Delfabbro,P, Gradisar,M, 2017, Effectiveness of Brief Abstinence for Modifying Problematic Internet Gaming Cognitions and Behaviors, Journal of Clinical Psychology, - 10.1002/jclp.22460
2017 Delfabbro,P, Thomas,A, Armstrong,A, 2017, Gender Differences in the Presentation of Observable Risk Indicators of Problem Gambling, Journal of gambling studies, Online, 1-14 10.1007/s10899-017-9691-5
2017 Abarbanel,B, Gainsbury,S, King,D, Hing,N, Delfabbro,P, 2017, Gambling Games on Social Platforms: How Do Advertisements for Social Casino Games Target Young Adults?, Policy and Internet, 9, 2, 184-209 10.1002/poi3.135
2017 Malvaso,C, Delfabbro,P, Day,A, 2017, Child maltreatment and criminal convictions in youth: The role of gender, ethnicity and placement experiences in an Australian population, Children and Youth Services Review, 73, 57-65 10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.12.001
2017 Delfabbro,P, King,D, 2017, Blame It on Reno: a Commentary on Hancock and Smith, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1-6 10.1007/s11469-017-9777-4
2017 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Wu,A, Doh,Y, Kuss,D, Pallesen,S, Mentzoni,R, Carragher,N, Sakuma,H, 2017, Treatment of Internet gaming disorder: An international systematic review and CONSORT evaluation, Clinical Psychology Review, 54, 123-133 10.1016/j.cpr.2017.04.002
2017 Delfabbro,P, King,D, 2017, Gambling is not a capitalist conspiracy: a critical commentary of literature on the ‘industry state gambling complex’, International Gambling Studies, 1-15 10.1080/14459795.2017.1281994
2016 Harkess,K, Delfabbro,P, Cohen-Woods,S, 2016, The longitudinal mental health benefits of a yoga intervention in women experiencing chronic stress: A clinical trial, Cogent Psychology, 3, 1, - 10.1080/23311908.2016.1256037
2016 Kaptsis,D, King,D, Delfabbro,P, Gradisar,M, 2016, Withdrawal symptoms in internet gaming disorder: A systematic review, Clinical Psychology Review, 43, 58-66 10.1016/j.cpr.2015.11.006
2016 Malvaso,C, Delfabbro,P, Hackett,L, Mills,H, 2016, Service approaches to young people with complex needs leaving out-of-home care, Child Care in Practice, 22, 2, 128-147 10.1080/13575279.2015.1118016
2016 Arthur,J, Delfabbro,P, 2016, Day Traders in South Australia: Similarities and Differences with Traditional Gamblers., J Gambl Stud, - 10.1007/s10899-016-9659-x
2016 Malvaso,CG, Delfabbro,PH, 2016, Young people with complex needs leaving out-of-home care: service issues and the need to enhance practice and policy, Children Australia, 41, 1, 69-79 10.1017/cha.2015.48
2016 Gainsbury,S, King,D, Russell,A, Delfabbro,P, Derevensky,J, Hing,N, 2016, Exposure to and engagement with gambling marketing in social media: reported impacts on moderate-risk and problem gamblers, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30, 2, 270-276 10.1037/adb0000156
2016 Gainsbury,S, King,D, Russell,A, Delfabbro,P, 2016, Who pays to play freemium games? The profiles and motivations of players who make purchases within social casino games, Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5, 2, 221-230 10.1556/2006.5.2016.031
2016 Cheung,S, Delfabbro,P, 2016, Are you a cancer survivor? A review on cancer identity, Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 10, 4, 759-771 10.1007/s11764-016-0521-z
2016 Griffiths,M, van Rooij,A, Kardefelt-Winther,D, Starcevic,V, Király,O, Pallesen,S, Müller,K, Dreier,M, Carras,M, Prause,N et al, 2016, Working towards an international consensus on criteria for assessing internet gaming disorder: A critical commentary on Petry et al. (2014), Addiction, 111, 1, 167-175 10.1111/add.13057
2016 Balzan,R, Woodward,T, Delfabbro,P, Moritz,S, 2016, Overconfidence across the psychosis continuum: a calibration approach, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 21, 6, 510-524 10.1080/13546805.2016.1240072
2016 Delfabbro,P, Thomas,A, Armstrong,A, 2016, Observable indicators and behaviors for the identification of problem gamblers in venue environments, Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5, 3, 419-428 10.1556/2006.5.2016.065
2016 Plueckhahn,T, Schneider,L, Delfabbro,P, 2016, Assessing lateralization in domestic dogs: performance by Canis familiaris on the Kong test, Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 15, 25-30 10.1016/j.jveb.2016.08.004
2016 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2016, Defining tolerance in Internet Gaming disorder: Isn't it time?, Addiction, 111, 11, 2064-2065 10.1111/add.13448
2016 Fischer,T, Smout,M, Delfabbro,P, 2016, The relationship between psychological flexibility, early maladaptive schemas, perceived parenting and psychopathology, Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 5, 3, 169-177 10.1016/j.jcbs.2016.06.002
2016 King,D, Russell,A, Gainsbury,S, Delfabbro,P, Hing,N, 2016, The cost of virtual wins: An examination of gambling-related risks in youth who spend money on social casino games, Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5, 3, 401-409 10.1556/2006.5.2016.067
2016 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,H, Winefield,A, Malvaso,C, Plueckhahn,T, 2016, Factors Associated With Attrition in a 10-year Longitudinal Study of Young People: Implications for Studies of Employment in School Leavers, Australian Psychologist, 52, 1, - 10.1111/ap.12207
2016 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2016, The cognitive psychopathology of internet gaming disorder in adolescence, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 8, 1635-1645 10.1007/s10802-016-0135-y
2016 Arthur,J, Williams,R, Delfabbro,P, 2016, The conceptual and empirical relationship between gambling, investing, and speculation, Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5, 4, 580-591 10.1556/2006.5.2016.084
2016 Kaptsis,D, King,DL, Delfabbro,PH, Gradisar,M, 2016, Trajectories of abstinence-induced Internet gaming withdrawal symptoms: A prospective pilot study, Addictive Behaviors Reports, 4, 24-30 10.1016/j.abrep.2016.06.002
2016 Gainsbury,S, Delfabbro,P, King,D, Hing,N, 2016, An Exploratory Study of Gambling Operators’ Use of Social Media and the Latent Messages Conveyed, Journal of Gambling Studies, 32, 1, 125-141 10.1007/s10899-015-9525-2
2016 King,DL, Delfabbro,PH, 2016, Early exposure to digital simulated gambling: a review and conceptual model, Computers in Human Behavior, 55, Part A, 198-206 10.1016/j.chb.2015.09.012
2016 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,H, Winefield,A, Hammarström,A, 2016, Mid-Adolescent Predictors of Adult Drinking Levels in Early Adulthood and Gender Differences: Longitudinal Analyses Based on the South Australian School Leavers Study., Journal of addiction, 2016, 1489691-1489691 10.1155/2016/1489691
2016 King,DL, Delfabbro,PH, 2016, Adolescents’ perceptions of parental influences on commercial and simulated gambling activities, International Gambling Studies, 16, 3, 424-441 10.1080/14459795.2016.1220611
2016 Harkess,K, Ryan,J, Delfabbro,P, Cohen-Woods,S, 2016, Preliminary indications of the effect of a brief yoga intervention on markers of inflammation and DNA methylation in chronically stressed women., Transl Psychiatry, 6, 11, 1-9 10.1038/tp.2016.234
2016 Delfabbro,PH, Malvaso,C, Winefield,AH, Winefield,HR, 2016, Socio-demographic, health, and psychological correlates of suicidality severity in Australian adolescents, Australian Journal of Psychology, 68, 4, 261-269 10.1111/ajpy.12104
2016 King,DL, Delfabbro,PH, 2016, Features of Parent-Child Relationships in Adolescents with Internet Gaming Disorder, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1-14 10.1007/s11469-016-9699-6
2016 Forrest,CJ, King,DL, Delfabbro,PH, 2016, The measurement of maladaptive cognitions underlying problematic video-game playing among adults, Computers in Human Behavior, 55, Part A, 399-405 10.1016/j.chb.2015.09.017
2016 King,D, Kaptsis,D, Delfabbro,P, Gradisar,M, 2016, Craving for internet games? Withdrawal symptoms from an 84-h abstinence from Massively Multiplayer Online gaming, Computers in Human Behavior, 62, 488-494 10.1016/j.chb.2016.04.020
2016 Gainsbury,S, Russell,A, King,D, Delfabbro,P, Hing,N, 2016, Migration from social casino games to gambling: Motivations and characteristics of gamers who gamble, Computers in Human Behavior, 63, 59-67 10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.021
2016 Malvaso,CG, Delfabbro,P, 2016, Leaving care and service engagement: lessons from the homelessness sector, Parity, 29, 1, 12-13
2016 Forrest,C, King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2016, The gambling preferences and behaviors of a community sample of Australian regular video game players, Journal of Gambling Studies, 32, 2, 409-420 10.1007/s10899-015-9535-0
2015 Gainsbury,S, King,D, Russell,A, Delfabbro,P, Hing,N, 2015, Virtual addictions: An examination of problematic social casino game use among at-risk gamblers, Addictive Behaviors, Online, 1-6 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.12.007
2015 Ejova,A, Delfabbro,P, Navarro,D, 2015, Erroneous gambling-related beliefs as illusions of primary and secondary control: a confirmatory factor analysis, Journal of Gambling Studies, 31, 1, 133-160 10.1007/s10899-013-9402-9
2015 Gainsbury,SM, King,DL, Hing,N, Delfabbro,P, 2015, Social media marketing and gambling: An interview study of gambling operators in Australia, International Gambling Studies, 15, 3, 377-393 10.1080/14459795.2015.1058409
2015 Abdollahnejad,R, Delfabbro,P, Denson,L, 2015, Personality disorders and erroneous beliefs in pathological gambling, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 13, 3, 376-390 10.1007/s11469-014-9535-9
2015 Delfabbro,P, King,D, 2015, On Finding the C in CBT: The Challenges of Applying Gambling-Related Cognitive Approaches to Video-Gaming, Journal of Gambling Studies, 31, 1, 315-329 10.1007/s10899-013-9416-3
2015 Malvaso,C, Delfabbro,P, 2015, Offending Behaviour Among Young People with Complex Needs in the Australian Out-of-Home Care System, Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24, 12, 3561-3569 10.1007/s10826-015-0157-z
2015 Roberts,D, Chamberlain,P, Delfabbro,P, 2015, Women's experiences of the processes associated with the Family Court of Australia in the context of domestic violence: a thematic analysis, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 22, 4, 599-615 10.1080/13218719.2014.960132
2015 Malvaso,C, Delfabbro,P, Day,A, 2015, The Maltreatment-Offending Association: A Systematic Review of the Methodological Features of Prospective and Longitudinal Studies., Trauma, violence & abuse, - 10.1177/1524838015620820
2015 King,D, Gainsbury,S, Delfabbro,P, Hing,N, Abarbanel,B, 2015, Distinguishing between gaming and gambling activities in addiction research, Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 4, 4, 215-220 10.1556/2006.4.2015.045
2015 Malvaso,C, Delfabbro,P, Proeve,M, Nobes,G, 2015, Predictors of child injury in biological and stepfamilies, Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 8, 3, 149-159 10.1007/s40653-015-0052-1
2015 Aspy,D, Delfabbro,P, Proeve,M, 2015, Is dream recall underestimated by retrospective measures and enhanced by keeping a logbook? A review, Consciousness and Cognition, 33, 364-374 10.1016/j.concog.2015.02.005
2015 Delfabbro,P, Fernandez,E, McCormick,J, Ketter,L, 2015, An analysis of reunification from out-of-home care in three Australian states, Child Indicators Research, 8, 2, 359-373 10.1007/s12187-014-9238-6
2015 Winefield,H, Delfabbro,P, Winefield,A, Plueckhahn,T, Malvaso,C, 2015, Adolescent predictors of satisfaction with social support six years later: an Australian longitudinal study, Journal of Adolescence, 44, 70-76 10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.07.004
2014 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2014, Internet gaming disorder treatment: a review of definitions of diagnosis and treatment outcome, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70, 10, 942-955 10.1002/jclp.22097
2014 Welsh,M, Delfabbro,P, Burns,N, Begg,S, 2014, Individual differences in anchoring: traits and experience, Learning and Individual Differences, 29, 131-140 10.1016/j.lindif.2013.01.002
2014 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2014, My Facebook family: should adolescent psychiatric evaluation include information about online social networks?, Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48, 9, 805-808 10.1177/0004867414542031
2014 Frahn,T, Delfabbro,P, King,D, 2014, Exposure to free-play modes in simulated online gaming increases risk-taking in monetary gambling, Journal of Gambling Studies, 31, 4, 1531-1543 10.1007/s10899-014-9479-9
2014 Gainsbury,SM, Hing,N, Delfabbro,PH, King,DL, 2014, A taxonomy of gambling and casino games via social media and online technologies, International Gambling Studies, 14, 2, 196-213 10.1080/14459795.2014.890634
2014 Gainsbury,SM, Hing,N, Delfabbro,P, Dewar,G, King,DL, 2014, An exploratory study of interrelationships between social casino gaming, gambling, and problem gambling, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 13, 1, 136-153 10.1007/s11469-014-9526-x
2014 Balzan,R, Delfabbro,P, Galletly,C, Woodward,T, 2014, Metacognitive training for patients with schizophrenia: preliminary evidence for a targeted, single module programme, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48, 12, 1126-1136 10.1177/0004867413508451
2014 Abdollahnejad,R, Delfabbro,P, Denson,L, 2014, Understanding the relationship between pathological gambling and gambling-related cognition scores: the role of alcohol use disorder and delusion proneness, International Gambling Studies, 14, 2, 183-195 10.1080/14459795.2014.886711
2014 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Zwaans,T, Kaptsis,D, 2014, Sleep interference effects of pathological electronic media use during adolescence, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 12, 1, 21-35 10.1007/s11469-013-9461-2
2014 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2014, Is preoccupation an oversimplification? A call to examine cognitive factors underlying internet gaming disorder, Addiction, 109, 9, 1566-1567 10.1111/add.12547
2014 Delfabbro,P, King,D, Griffiths,MD, 2014, From adolescent to adult gambling: an analysis of longitudinal gambling patterns in South Australia, Journal of Gambling Studies, 30, 3, 547-563 10.1007/s10899-013-9384-7
2014 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2014, The cognitive psychology of Internet gaming disorder, Clinical Psychology Review, 34, 4, 298-308 10.1016/j.cpr.2014.03.006
2014 Bowden,JA, Delfabbro,P, Room,R, Miller,CL, Wilson,C, 2014, Alcohol consumption and NHMRC guidelines: has the message got out, are people conforming and are they aware that alcohol causes cancer?, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38, 1, 66-72 10.1111/1753-6405.12159
2014 Abdollahnejad,M, Delfabbro,P, Denson,L, 2014, The clustering of psychiatric disorders in high-risk gambling populations, Journal of Gambling Studies, 30, 4, 933-947 10.1007/s10899-013-9392-7
2014 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Kaptsis,D, Zwaans,T, 2014, Adolescent simulated gambling via digital and social media: an emerging problem, Computers in Human Behavior, 31, 1, 305-313 10.1016/j.chb.2013.10.048
2014 Abdollahnejad,R, Delfabbro,P, Denson,L, 2014, Psychiatric co-morbidity in problem and pathological gamblers: investigating the confounding influence of alcohol use disorder, Addictive Behaviors, 39, 3, 566-572 10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.11.004
2014 Hanss,D, Mentzoni,RA, Delfabbro,P, Myrseth,H, Pallesen,S, 2014, Attitudes toward gambling among adolescents, International Gambling Studies, 14, 3, 505-519 10.1080/14459795.2014.969754
2013 Delfabbro,P, Fernandez,E, McCormick,J, Kettler,L, 2013, Reunification in a complete entry cohort: A longitudinal study of children entering out-of-home care in Tasmania, Australia, Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 9, 1592-1600 10.1016/j.childyouth.2013.06.012
2013 McKay,G, Knott,V, Delfabbro,P, 2013, Return to work and cancer: The Australian experience, Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 23, 1, 93-105 10.1007/s10926-012-9386-9
2013 Balzan,R, Delfabbro,P, Galletly,C, Woodward,T, 2013, Illusory correlations and control across the psychosis continuum: the contribution of hypersalient evidence-hypothesis matches, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201, 4, 319-327 10.1097/NMD.0b013e318288e229
2013 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Zwaans,T, Kaptsis,D, 2013, Clinical features and axis I comorbidity of Australian adolescent pathological Internet and video game users, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47, 11, 1058-1067 10.1177/0004867413491159
2013 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2013, Issues for DSM-5: Video-gaming disorder?, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47, 1, 20-22 10.1177/0004867412464065
2013 Tolchard,B, Delfabbro,P, 2013, The Victorian Gambling Screen: validity and reliability in an adolescent population, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 11, 5, 514-525 10.1007/s11469-013-9441-6
2013 Balzan,R, Delfabbro,P, Galletly,C, Woodward,T, 2013, Confirmation biases across the psychosis continuum: The contribution of hypersalient evidence-hypothesis matches, British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 52, 1, 53-69 10.1111/bjc.12000
2013 Ejova,A, Navarro,D, Delfabbro,P, 2013, Success-slope effects on the illusion of control and on remembered success-frequency, Judgment and Decision Making, 8, 4, 498-511
2013 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,H, Winefield,A, 2013, Life-time and current suicide-ideation in Australian secondary school students: socio-demographic, health and psychological predictors, Journal of Affective Disorders, 151, 2, 514-524 10.1016/j.jad.2013.06.036
2013 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2013, Trajectories of problem video gaming among adult regular gamers: An 18-month longitudinal study, CyberPsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, 16, 1, 72-76 10.1089/cyber.2012.0062
2013 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2013, Video-gaming disorder and the DSM-5: Some further thoughts, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 47, 9, 875-879 10.1177/0004867413495925
2013 Schneider,L, Delfabbro,P, Burns,N, 2013, Temperament and lateralization in the domestic dog (Canis familiaris), Journal of Veterinary Behavior: clinical applications and research, 8, 3, 124-134 10.1016/j.jveb.2012.06.004
2013 McLean,S, Riggs,D, Kettler,L, Delfabbro,P, 2013, Challenging behaviour in out-of-home care: use of attachment ideas in practice, Child and Family Social Work, 18, 3, 243-252 10.1111/j.1365-2206.2012.00825.x
2013 Bednarz,J, Delfabbro,P, King,D, 2013, Practice makes poorer: practice gambling modes and their effects on real-play in simulated roulette, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 11, 3, 381-395 10.1007/s11469-012-9422-1
2013 King,D, Gradisar,M, Drummond,A, Lovato,N, Wessel,J, Micic,G, Douglas,P, Delfabbro,P, 2013, The impact of prolonged violent video-gaming on adolescent sleep: an experimental study, Journal of Sleep Research, 22, 2, 137-143 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2012.01060.x
2013 King,D, Haagsma,M, Delfabbro,P, Gradisar,M, Griffiths,M, 2013, Toward a consensus definition of pathological video-gaming: a systematic review of psychometric assessment tools, Clinical Psychology Review, 33, 3, 331-342 10.1016/j.cpr.2013.01.002
2012 Dunn,K, Delfabbro,P, Harvey,P, 2012, A preliminary, qualitative exploration of the influences associated with drop-out from cognitive-behavioural therapy for problem gambling: An Australian perspective, Journal of Gambling Studies (Online), 28, 2, 253-272 10.1007/s10899-011-9257-x
2012 Balzan,R, Delfabbro,P, Galletly,C, Woodward,T, 2012, Over-adjustment or miscomprehension? A re-examination of the jumping to conclusions bias, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 46, 6, 532-540 10.1177/0004867411435291
2012 Griffiths,M, King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2012, Simulated gambling in video gaming: what are the implications for adolescents?, Education and Health, 30, 3, 68-70
2012 Delfabbro,P, King,D, 2012, Gambling in Australia: experiences, problems, research and policy, Addiction, 107, 9, 1556-1561 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03802.x
2012 Schneider,L, Delfabbro,P, Burns,N, 2012, The influence of cerebral lateralisation on the behaviour of the racing greyhound, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 141, 1-2, 57-64 10.1016/j.applanim.2012.07.008
2012 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2012, Clinical interventions for technology-based problems: excessive internet and video game use, Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 26, 1, 43-56 10.1891/0889-8391.26.1.43
2012 Balzan,R, Delfabbro,P, Galletly,C, Woodward,T, 2012, Reasoning heuristics across the psychosis continuum: the contribution of hypersalient evidence-hypothesis matches, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 17, 5, 431-450 10.1080/13546805.2012.663901
2012 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, Gradisar,M, 2012, Cognitive-behavioral approaches to outpatient treatment of internet addiction in children and adolescents, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68, 11, 1185-1195 10.1002/jclp.21918
2012 McLean,S, Kettler,L, Delfabbro,P, Riggs,D, 2012, Frameworks for understanding challenging behaviour in out-of-home care, Clinical Psychologist, 16, 2, 72-81 10.1111/j.1742-9552.2011.00037.x
2012 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Deverensky,J, Griffiths,M, 2012, A review of Australian classification practices for commercial video games featuring simulated gambling, International Gambling Studies, 12, 2, 231-242 10.1080/14459795.2012.661444
2012 Trainor,S, Delfabbro,P, Anderson,S, Winefield,AH, 2012, Corrigendum to " Leisure activities and adolescent psychological well-being" [J. Adolesc. 33 (2010) 173-186], Journal of Adolescence, 35, 2, 467- 10.1016/j.adolescence.2012.02.005
2012 Balzan,R, Delfabbro,P, Galletly,C, 2012, Delusion-proneness or miscomprehension? A re-examination of the jumping-to-conclusions bias, Australian Journal of Psychology, 64, 2, 100-107 10.1111/j.1742-9536.2011.00032.x
2012 Delfabbro,P, King,D, Griffiths,M, 2012, Behavioural profiling of problem gamblers: a summary and review, International Gambling Studies, 12, 3, 349-366 10.1080/14459795.2012.678274
2012 Delfabbro,P, Borgas,M, King,D, 2012, Venue staff knowledge of their patrons’ gambling and problem gambling, Journal of Gambling Studies, 28, 1, 155-169 10.1007/s10899-011-9252-2
2012 Galletly,CA, de Crespigny,C, Athanasos,P, Moss,J, Proctor,N, Banders,A, Delfabbro,P, Cairney,I, Rowlands,C, Tyllis,P et al, 2012, COMORBIDITY ACTION RESEARCH IN NORTHERN ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH, 136, S276-S276
2012 Pisaniello,S, Winefield,H, Delfabbro,P, 2012, The influence of emotional labour and emotional work on the occupational health and wellbeing of South Australian hospital nurses, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 80, 3, 579-591 10.1016/j.jvb.2012.01.015
2012 McCormick,J, Delfabbro,P, Denson,L, 2012, Psychological Vulnerability and Problem Gambling: An Application of Durand Jacobs' General Theory of Addictions to Electronic Gaming Machine Playing in Australia, Journal of Gambling Studies (Online), 10899, 4, 1-26 10.1007/s10899-011-9281-x
2012 King,D, Ejova,A, Delfabbro,P, 2012, Illusory control, gambling, and video gaming: an investigation of regular gamblers and video game players, Journal of Gambling Studies (Online), 28, 3, 421-435 10.1007/s10899-011-9271-z
2011 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,A, Anderson,S, Hammarstrom,A, Winefield,H, 2011, Body image and psychological well-being in adolescents: The relationship between gender and school type, Journal of Genetic Psychology, 172, 1, 67-83 10.1080/00221325.2010.517812
2011 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, Gradisar,M, 2011, Assessing clinical trials of internet addiction treatment: a systematic review and CONSORT evaluation, Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 7, 1110-1116 10.1016/j.cpr.2011.06.009
2011 King,D, Day,A, Delfabbro,P, 2011, The emergence and development of specialist courts: lessons for juvenile justice from the history of the Children's Court in South Australia?, The Open Criminology Journal, 4, Suppl 1-M1, 40-47 10.2174/1874917801104010040
2011 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2011, The role of structural characteristics in problematic video game playing: an empirical study, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9, 3, 320-333 10.1007/s11469-010-9289-y
2011 Delfabbro,P, King,D, 2011, Adolescent gambling in metropolitan Darwin: Prevalence, correlates and social influences, Gambling Research, 23, 1, 3-23
2011 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Zajac,I, 2011, Preliminary validation of a new clinical tool for identifying problem video game playing, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9, 1, 72-87 10.1007/s11469-009-9254-9
2010 Delfabbro,P, Hirte,C, Rogers,N, Wilson,R, 2010, The over-representation of young Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people in the South Australian child system: A longitudinal analysis, Children and Youth Services Review, 32, 10, 1418-1425 10.1016/j.childyouth.2010.06.011
2010 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2010, Recent innovations in video game addiction research and theory, Global Media Journal: Australian Edition, 4, 1, 1-13
2010 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2010, Cognitive behavioral therapy for problematic video game players: conceptual considerations and practice issues, Journal of Cybertherapy and Rehabilitation, 3, 3, 261-273
2010 Colgan,Y, Turnbull,D, Mikocka-Walus,A, Delfabbro,P, 2010, Determinants of resilience to cigarette smoking among young Australians at risk: an exploratory study, Tobacco Induced Diseases, 8, 7, 1-8 10.1186/1617-9625-8-7
2010 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2010, The convergence of gambling and digital media: Implications for gambling in young people, Journal of Gambling Studies, 26, 2, 175-187 10.1007/s10899-009-9153-9
2010 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2010, Should Australia have an R 18+ classification for video games?, Youth Studies Australia, 29, 1, 9-17
2010 Volberg,R, Gupta,R, Griffiths,M, Olason,D, Delfabbro,P, 2010, An international perspective on youth gambling prevalence studies, International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 22, 1, 3-38
2010 Delfabbro,P, Hirte,C, Wilson,R, Rogers,N, 2010, Longitudinal trends in child protection statistics in South Australia: A study of unit record data, Children Australia, 35, 3, 4-10 10.1017/S1035077200001115
2010 Riggs,D, Delfabbro,P, Augoustinos,M, 2010, Foster fathers and carework: engaging alternate forms of parenting, Fathering, 8, 1, 24-36 10.3149/fth.0801.24
2010 Trainor,S, Delfabbro,P, Anderson,S, Winefield,A, 2010, Leisure activities and adolescent psychological well-being, Journal of Adolescence, 33, 1, 173-186 10.1016/j.adolescence.2009.03.013
2010 Delfabbro,P, King,D, Barber,J, 2010, Children in foster care - Five years on, Children Australia, 35, 1, 22-30 10.1017/S1035077200000936
2010 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2010, Video Game Structural Characteristics: A New Psychological Taxonomy, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 8, 1, 90-106 10.1007/s11469-009-9206-4
2009 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2009, Understanding and assisting excessive players of video games: a community psychology perspective, The Australian Community Psychologist, 21, 1, 62-74
2009 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2009, The general health status of heavy video game players: comparisons with Australian normative data, Journal of Cybertherapy and Rehabilitation, 2, 1, 17-26
2009 Delfabbro,P, 2009, Gloom or pessimism? On the status of gambling research in Australia, Gambling Research, 21, 1, 43-46
2009 Delfabbro,P, Borgas,M, Rogers,N, Jeffreys,H, Wilson,R, 2009, The social and family backgrounds of infants in South Australian out-of-home care 2000-2005: Predictors of subsequent abuse notifications, Children and Youth Services Review, 31, 2, 219-226 10.1016/j.childyouth.2008.07.023
2009 Delfabbro,P, Lambos,C, King,D, Puglies,S, 2009, Knowledge and beliefs about gambling in Australian secondary school students and their implications for education strategies, Journal of Gambling Studies, 25, 4, 523-539 10.1007/s10899-009-9141-0
2009 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2009, The psychological study of video game players: methodological challenges and practical advice, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 7, 4, 555-562 10.1007/s11469-009-9198-0
2009 Delfabbro,P, 2009, Beyond political imperatives and rhetoric in child protection decision making, Communities, Children and Families Australia, 2, 1, 38-44
2009 Chamberlain,P, Goldney,R, Delfabbro,P, Gill,T, DalGrande,E, 2009, Suicidal Ideation The Clinical Utility of the K10, Crisis (Kirkland), 30, 1, 39-42 10.1027/0227-5910.30.1.39
2009 Riggs,D, Delfabbro,P, Augoustinos,M, 2009, Negotiating foster-families: Identification and desire, British Journal of Social Work, 39, 5, 789-806 10.1093/bjsw/bcm156
2009 King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2009, Motivational differences in problem video game play, Journal of Cybertherapy and Rehabilitation, 2, 2, 139-149
2009 Griffiths,M, King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2009, Adolescent gambling-like experiences: are they a cause for concern?, Education and Health, 27, 2, 27-30
2009 Delfabbro,P, King,D, Lambos,C, Puglies,S, 2009, Is video-Game playing a risk factor for pathological gambling in Australian adolescents?, Journal of Gambling Studies, In Press, 3, 1-15 10.1007/s10899-009-9138-8
2009 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, 2009, The profile and progress of neglected and abused children in long-term foster care, Child Abuse & Neglect, 33, 7, 421-428 10.1016/j.chiabu.2006.03.013
2009 Riggs,D, King,D, Delfabbro,P, Augoustinos,M, 2009, "Children out of place". Representations of foster care in the Australian news media, Journal of Children and Media, 3, 3, 234-248 10.1080/17482790902999918
2009 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,A, Anderson,S, 2009, Once a gambler - always a gambler? A longitudinal analysis of gambling patterns in young people making the transition from adolescence to adulthood, International Gambling Studies, 9, 2, 151-163 10.1080/14459790902755001
2009 Riggs,D, Augoustinos,M, Delfabbro,P, 2009, Role of foster family belonging in recovery from child maltreatment, Australian Psychologist, 44, 3, 166-173 10.1080/00050060903147075
2008 Osborn,A, Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, 2008, The psychosocial functioning and family background of children experiencing significant placement instability in Australian out-of-home care, Children and Youth Services Review, 30, 8, 847-860 10.1016/j.childyouth.2007.12.012
2008 Mills,H, Delfabbro,P, 2008, Investigating preferences for gaming machine features in problem and non-problem gamblers using a consumer choice methodology, Gambling Research, 20, 1, 37-49
2008 Delfabbro,P, 2008, Evaluating the effectiveness of a limited reduction in electronic gaming machine availability on perceived gambling behaviour and objective expenditure, International Gambling Studies, 8, 2, 151-166 10.1080/14459790802139983
2008 Delfabbro,P, Borgas,M, Moffitt,R, Osborn,A, 2008, The effectiveness of public foster carer recruitment campaigns: the South Australian experience, Children Australia, 33, 3, 29-36 10.1017/S1035077200000298
2008 Riggs,D, Delfabbro,P, 2008, Economies of care: Remuneration and recognition in foster care, Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, 2008, 95-105
2007 Osborn,A, Delfabbro,P, 2007, Children with stable and unstable placements in South Australian out-of-home care: A comparison of their family background care history and behavioural functioning, Communities, Children and Families Australia, 3, 1, 56-65
2007 Lambos,C, Delfabbro,P, 2007, Numerical reasoning ability and irrational beliefs in problem gambling, International Gambling Studies, 7, 2, 151-171 10.1080/14459790701387428
2007 Riggs,D, Augoustinos,M, Delfabbro,P, 2007, 'Basically it's a recognition issue': Validating foster parent identities, Family Matters, 76, 64-69
2006 Lahn,J, Delfabbro,P, Grabosky,P, 2006, Classroom or cyberspace? Ethical and methodological challenges of on-line gambling surveys for adolescents, Egambling, 16, 1-15
2006 Osborne,A, Delfabbro,P, 2006, An analysis of the social background and placement history of children with multiple and complex needs in Australian out-of-home care, Communities, Children and Families Australia, 1, 1, 33-42
2006 Anderson,S, Winefield,A, Delfabbro,P, Dollard,M, Metzer,J, Trainor,S, Saebel,J, 2006, Psychological well-being and work attitudes across a range of employment status categories, La Medicina del Lavoro, 97, 2, 158-159
2006 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,A, Trainor,S, Dollard,M, Anderson,S, Metzer,J, Hammarstrom,A, 2006, Peer and teacher bullying/victimization of South Australian secondary school students: Prevalence and psychosocial profiles, British Journal of Educational Psychology, 76, 1, 71-90 10.1348/000709904X24645
2006 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,A, Dollard,M, Metzer,J, Anderson,S, Trainor,S, 2006, A psychosocial profile of adolescents involved in high-risk behaviours in South Australia: a comparison of gambling and substance use, Gambling Research, 18, 1, 76-98
2006 Delfabbro,P, Lahn,J, Grabosky,P, 2006, It's not what you know, but how you use it: statistical knowledge and adolescent problem gambling, Journal of Gambling Studies, 22, 2, 179-193 10.1007/s10899-006-9009-5
2006 Delfabbro,P, Lahn,J, Grabosky,P, 2006, Psychosocial correlates of problem gambling in Australian students, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40, 6-7, 587-595 10.1111/j.1440-1614.2006.01843.x
2005 Delfabbro,P, 2005, Youth homelessness in South-Eastern South Australia: A case-study of Mt. Gambier, Parity, 18, 8-10
2005 Delfabbro,P, Osborn,A, Barber,J, 2005, Beyond the continuum: new perspectives on the future of out-of-home care in Australia, Children Australia, 30, 2, 11-18 10.1017/S1035077200010658
2005 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, 2005, Children's adjustment to long-term foster care, Children and Youth Services Review, 27, 3, 329-340 10.1016/j.childyouth.2004.10.010
2005 Delfabbro,P, Falzon,K, Ingram,T, 2005, The effects of parameter variations in electronic gambling simulations: results of a laboratory-based pilot investigation, Gambling Research, 17, 1, 7-25
2005 Delfabbro,P, Lahn,J, Grabosky,P, 2005, Further evidence concerning the prevalence of adolescent gambling and problem gambling in Australia: a study of the ACT, International Gambling Studies, 5, 2, 209-228 10.1080/14459790500303469
2005 Evans,L, Delfabbro,P, 2005, Motivators for change and barriers to help-seeking in Australian problem gamblers, Journal of Gambling Studies, 21, 2, 133-155 10.1007/s10899-005-3029-4
2004 Watt,B, Howells,K, Delfabbro,P, 2004, Juvenile recidivism: criminal propensity, social control and social learning theories, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 11, 1, 141-153 10.1375/pplt.2004.11.1.141
2004 Harvey,J, Delfabbro,P, 2004, Psychological resilience in disadvantaged youth: A critical overview, Australian Psychologist, 39, 1, 3-13 10.1080/00050060410001660281
2004 Delfabbro,P, 2004, The stubborn logic of regular gamblers: Obstacles and dilemmas in cognitive gambling research, Journal of Gambling Studies, 20, 1, 1-21 10.1023/B:JOGS.0000016701.17146.d0
2004 Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, 2004, The economic cost of behavioural disorders in substitute care, Journal of Socio-Economics, 33, 2, 189-200 10.1016/j.socec.2003.12.015
2003 Delfabbro,P, Thrupp,L, 2003, The social determinants of youth gambling in South Australian adolescents, Journal of Adolescence, 26, 3, 313-330 10.1016/S0140-1971(03)00013-7
2003 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, 2003, Placement stability and the psychosocial well-being of children in foster care, Research on Social Work Practice, 13, 4, 415-431 10.1177/1049731503013004001
2003 Delfabbro,P, 2003, Young people and gambling in South Australia, Gambling Matters, 2, 8-9
2003 Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, 2003, Before it's too late: enhancing the early detection and prevention of long-term placement disruption, Children Australia, 28, 2, 14-18 10.1017/S1035077200005538
2003 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, 2003, First four months in a new foster placement: psychosocial, parental contact and placement disruption, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 30, 2, 69-85
2003 Delfabbro,P, 2003, Gambling and homelessness: The hidden link?, Parity, 16, 13-14
2003 Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, Cooper,L, 2003, Predictors of short-term reunification in South Australian substitute care, Child Welfare, 82, 1, 27-51
2003 Delfabbro,P, Evans,L, 2003, Perceptions of service efficacy and individual differences in help-seeking strategies amongst South Australian problem gamblers, Gambling Research, 15, 2, 44-57
2002 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, 2002, The plight of disruptive children in out-of-home care, Children's Services, 5, 3, 201-212 10.1207/S15326918CS0503_5
2002 Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, 2002, The micro-economics of foster care in South Australia, Children Australia, 27, 2, 29-34 10.1017/S1035077200005046
2002 Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, Cooper,L, 2002, Children entering out-of-home care in South Australia: Baseline analyses for a 3-year longitudinal study, Children and Youth Services Review, 24, 12, 917-932 10.1016/S0190-7409(02)00252-9
2002 Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, Cooper,L, 2002, The role of parental contact in substitute care, Journal of Social Service Research, 28, 3, 19-39 10.1300/J079v28n03_02
2002 Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, Bentham,Y, 2002, Children's satisfaction with out-of-home care in South Australia, Journal of Adolescence, 25, 5, 523-533 10.1006/jado.2002.0497
2002 Delfabbro,P, Taplin,J, Bentham,Y, 2002, Is it worthwhile? Motivational factors and perceived difficulties of foster caring in South Australia, Adoption and Fostering, 26, 2, 28-37 10.1177/030857590202600205
2001 Griffiths,M, Delfabbro,P, 2001, The biopsychosocial approach to gambling: Contextual factors in research and clinical interventions, Egambling, 5, www 1-www 26
2001 Le Couteur,A, Delfabbro,P, 2001, Repertoires of teaching and learning: A comparison of university teachers and students using Q methodology, Higher Education, 42, 2, 205-235 10.1023/A:1017583516646
2001 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, Cooper,L, 2001, The predictors of unsuccessful transition to foster care, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 42, 6, 785-790 10.1111/1469-7610.00775
2000 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, 2000, Predictors of adolescent adjustment: Parent-peer relationships and parent-child conflict, Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 17, 4, 275-288
2000 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,A, 2000, Predictors of irrational thinking in regular slot machine gamblers, Journal of Psychology, 134, 2, 117-128 10.1080/00223980009600854
2000 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, 2000, The Assessment of Parenting in Child Protection Cases, Research on Social Work Practice, 10, 2, 243-256
2000 Delfabbro,P, 2000, Gender differences in Australian gambling: A critical summary of sociological and psychological research, Australian Journal of Social Issues, 35, 2, 145-158 10.1002/j.1839-4655.2000.tb01091.x
1999 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,A, 1999, Poker-machine gambling: An analysis of within session characteristics, British Journal of Psychology, 90, 3, 425-439 10.1348/000712699161503
1999 Delfabbro,P, Winefield,A, 1999, The danger of over-explanation in psychological research: A reply to Griffiths, British Journal of Psychology, 90, 3, 447-450 10.1348/000712699161521


Date Citation
2004 Barber,J, Delfabbro,P, 2004, Children in foster care, Routledge, 11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE, UK, 1-228 10.4324/9780203462775

Book Chapters

Date Citation
2014 King,D, Day,A, Delfabbro,PH, 2014, Interview with Senior Judge Stephen McEwen, The Youth Court of South Australia, CRC Press, USA, pp. 15-33
2014 Griffiths,M, King,D, Delfabbro,P, 2014, The technological convergence of gambling and gaming practices, Wiley, United States, pp. 327-346 10.1002/9781118316078.ch15
2014 Delfabbro,P, 2014, Behavioral risk factors in disordered gambling and treatment implications, Wiley, United States, pp. 71-97 10.1002/9781118316078.ch4
2013 King,D, Delfabbro,P, Griffiths,M, 2013, Video game addiction, Elsevier Science, pp. 819-825 10.1016/B978-0-12-398336-7.00082-6
2013 King,D, Day,A, Delfabbro,P, 2013, The Children's Court of South Australia, Springer, Netherlands, pp. 85-101 10.1007/978-94-007-5928-2_6
2010 Delfabbro,P, 2010, Selected educational outcomes for young people aged 17-19 years in long term foster care in Ireland, Jessica Kingsley, London, UK, pp. 1-224
2010 Fernandez,E, Delfabbro,P, 2010, Reunification in Australia: Insights from South Australia and New South Wales, Jessica Kingsley, London, UK, pp. 111-130
2006 Beer,A, Delfabbro,P, Natalier,K, Oakley,S, Packer,J, Verity,F, 2006, Homelessness amongst young people in rural regions in Australia, Routledge, 2 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4RN, pp. 231-246 10.4324/9780203639634
2006 Delfabbro,P, 2006, Psychosocial well-being and placement stability in foster care: Implications for policy and practice, University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa, Ontario, pp. 157-173

Conference Papers

Date Citation
2017 Hilbig,T, Welsh,MB, Delfabbro,PH, 2017, Perceptions of Psychological Momentum in Basketball, CogSci2017, London, UK
2013 Welsh,M, Burns,N, Delfabbro,P, 2013, The cognitive reflection test: how much more than numerical ability?, Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Berlin, Germany
2011 Welsh,M, Delfabbro,P, Burns,N, Begg,S, 2011, Individual differences in anchoring: Numerical ability, education and experience, Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Boston
2011 Balzan,RP, Delfabbro,PH, Galletly,C, 2011, HOW HYPOTHESIS-CONFIRMING AND HYPOTHESIS-DISCONFIRMING INFORMATION IS TREATED ACROSS THE PSYCHOSIS CONTINUUM, 13th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research (ICSR), Colorado Springs, CO
2010 Delfabbro,P, 2010, Dual processing models: The implications of developments in modern cognitive science for the study of gambling, National Association for Gambling Studies Conference, Gold Coast, Australia
2005 Osborn,A, Delfabbro,P, 2005, Children with high support needs in Australian out-of-home care: A national comparative study, Australian Institute of Family Studies. Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2003 Delfabbro,P, Barber,J, 2003, Placement disruption and psychological outcomes: Findings from the 3-year South Australian longitudinal study, Australian Institute of Family Studies. Conference, Melbourne, Victoria

Conference Items

Date Citation
2016 Malvaso,CG, 2016, Risk factors that influence the maltreatment-offending association: A systematic review of prospective and longitudinal studies, Australian New Zealand Association for Psychology, Psychiatry and Law Conference,, Canberra 10.1016/j.avb.2016.06.006
2015 Cheung,SY, Delfabbro,P, 2015, 410PWho is a cancer survivor? a study into the lay understanding of cancer identity using a crowdsourced population 10.1093/annonc/mdv531.43

Report for External Bodies

Date Citation
2016 Proeve,MJ, Malvaso,C, DelFabbro,P, 2016, Evidence and frameworks for understanding perpetrators of institutional child sexual abuse.

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
2012 - 2020 Associate Editor Addiction
2005 - 2018 Member International Gambling Studies

Offices Held

Date Office Name Institution Country
2014 - 2016 President National Association for Gambling Studies Australia
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