Seed Grant: A Virtual Reality Intervention for Reducing Problematic Gambling in Young Adults

Principal Investigator: Robert Astur, PhD, University of Connecticut

Awarded $34,500 in 2020

The researchers will adapt a novel smoking cessation intervention to reduce problematic gambling among young adults. They hypothesized that the virtual destruction of gambling stimuli will reduce real-life cravings to gamble and real-life gambling compared to the control group.

Year: 2020
Type: Project Grants