News tagged with compulsive gambling
Compulsive gamblers suffer from an optimism bias that modifies their subjective representation of probability and affects their decisions in situations involving high-risk monetary wagers. This is the conclusion drawn by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Psychologists have traditionally characterized compulsive gambling as an "impulse control disorder," and treated it by addressing the patient's obsessive tendencies. But according to Prof. Pinhas Dannon of Tel Aviv University's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Parkinson's disease itself does not increase the risk of impulse control problems such as compulsive gambling and shopping that have been seen in people taking certain drugs for Parkinson's disease, according to new research ...
Neuroscience Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Give me the child at 3 and I will give you the adult compulsive gambler. That is the striking finding of a new study in Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research led by the University of Cambridge has found a link between impulsivity and flawed reasoning (such as believing in superstitious rituals and luck) in problem gamblers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |