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Neurobiology of Pathological Gambling

Jennifer D. Bellegarde and Marc N. Potenza

in What Is Addiction?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter demonstrates that impulse control disorders (ICDs) and substance use disorders may share certain neurobiological features and processes, and suggests that certain neurodevelopmental ... More


Impulsivity and Its Association with Treatment Development for Pathological Gambling and Substance Use Disorders

Nancy M. Petry

in What Is Addiction?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the diagnosis and prevalence rates of pathological gambling, including its link with substance use disorders, and also discusses studies evaluating constructs of impulsivity in ... More


Addiction and the Diagnostic Criteria for Pathological Gambling

Neil Manson

in What Is Addiction?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter, which presents a discussion on addiction and the diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling (PG), specifically describes the problem of the DSM-IV criteria for PG. It shows that ... More


What Is Addiction?

Don Ross, Harold Kincaid, David Spurrett, and Peter Collins (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The image of the addict in popular culture combines victimhood and moral failure; we sympathize with addicts in films and novels because of their suffering and their hard-won knowledge. And yet ... More


The range and burden of gambling problems

Pekka Sulkunen, Thomas F. Babor, Jenny Cisneros Örnberg, Michael Egerer, Matilda Hellman, Charles Livingstone, Virve Marionneau, Janne Nikkinen, Jim Orford, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

in Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198817321
eISBN:
9780191858840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817321.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the diverse problems—for individuals, families, communities, and society—which are associated with gambling. A public interest approach must assess the global expansion of ... More


Economic Models of Pathological Gambling

Don Ross

in What Is Addiction?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter, which describes why pathological gambling (PG) raises a puzzle for the standard microeconomic modeling framework, and why this puzzle potentially sheds light on deep issues at the ... More


Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy

Pekka Sulkunen, Thomas F. Babor, Jenny Cisneros Ornberg, Michael Egerer, Matilda Hellman, Charles Livingstone, Virve Marionneau, Janne Nikkinen, Jim Orford, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198817321
eISBN:
9780191858840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817321.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Commercial gambling has developed in the past few decades into a complex enterprise that is at once a recreational activity, a global profit-making industry, and a potentially harmful behavior. New ... More


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