1. Welcome to the Occupational Stress and Online Gambling Survey

Dear Participant,

Thank you immensely for your interest in participating in this study. This study will consist of a questionnaire that will contain questions about demographics, stress at work and behaviors related to gambling. You will be presented questions on a Likert scale and It should take you approximately less than 10 minutes to complete the survey. Your participation in this study is voluntary and the information provided by you will be anonymous.

Your participation in this research will contribute immensely to the growing field of the study of occupational stress and maladaptive coping mechanisms. The purpose of this study is to understand the relationship between experienced stress related to work and its association with online gambling behaviors. The information gathered will be analyzed and presented as part of a dissertation for the completion of an Msc in Organizational behavior. The data collected will be anonymous and no part of the survey will ask questions that may relate to your identity.

Please note that this study is not intended to make any diagnostic inferences and it aims to find trends in the general population. If you feel that your gambling behaviour have reduced the quality of your day to day life and have a negative impact on you, please contact Gamblers Anonymous UK by visiting their website at: http://www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk/index.php. Gamblers Anonymous UK is a non-profit organization that aim to help individuals feeling that gambling has affected their lives negatively.

By choosing to participate in this study you confirm that you:

1. Have read and understood the information provided above and agree to participate in the study.

2. Understand that the information you will provide will be confidential.

3. Understand that you have the right to withdraw from the study at any given moments with no consequences.

Please click NEXT to participate or EXIT to quit the study.

If you have any further enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the researcher on:

Thank you immensely for your participation,

Researcher name: Ahmed Al-kharusi

Msc in Organizational behaviour
Department of organizational psychology,
Birkbeck university of London

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