Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky currently working as a Professor and chairmen of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Canada. He was the Director of International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-risk Behaviours.
Dr. Derevensky’s research has focused on child and adolescent high-risk behaviors. He is actively involved in a variety of research, treatment, and prevention products. He has worked internationally and provided expert testimony before legislative bodies in several countries and his work has resulted in important social policy and governmental changes.
He has many publications on Teacher awareness and attitudes regarding adolescent risk behaviours: A sample of Finnish Middle and High School teachers, The role of peer influences on the normalisation of sports wagering: A qualitative study of Australian men and The influence of marketing on the sports betting and consumption behaviours of young men: Implications for harm reduction and prevention strategies, etc.
Prof. Sam Vaknin
Prof. Sam Vaknin currently working as Visiting Professor of Psychology in Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance and Psychology in CIAPS (Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies). He pursued Ph.D. in Philosophy from California Miramar University, California, USA.
Dr. Sam Vaknin’s research has focused on Personality Disorders, Psychopaths, Psychology and he is member of several advisory boards of scientific journals.
He served as a columnist for Central Europe Review, PopMatters, eBookWeb, and Bellaonline, and as a United Press International (UPI) Senior Business Correspondent.
Dr. Sam Vaknin is the author of Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited as well as many other books and ebooks about topics in psychology, relationships, philosophy, economics, international affairs, and award-winning short fiction.