Camelot slammed over gambling 'lure' of scratchcards based on children's games

Camelot slammed over gambling 'lure' of scratchcards based on children's games
Paddy O'Donnell, Professor of Psychology at the University of Glasgow said: 'Initially the theme of a scratchcard is very important because it is what first attracts a young person. It's very much like alcopops – they are packaged in an attractive way …
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The Penn State Scandal: 7 Facts About Child Sex Abuse
A shocking 40 percent of men on US sex-offender registries could be classified as pedophiles, according to Jill Levenson, professor of psychology at Boca Raton's Lynn University. “Those with male victims tend to be more prolific offenders,” she said. …
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Step-parents less likely to kill children than biological parents: study
The findings in Jean-Philippe Quenneville's psychology master's thesis show that for 182 children under the age of 12 who were killed in Quebec between 1990 and 2007, the biological parents were responsible in more than 75 per cent of the cases. …
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