News tagged with gambling
(Medical Xpress)—You're waiting in the reception area of your doctor's office. The magazines are uninteresting. The pictures on the wall are dull. The second hand on the wall clock moves so excruciatingly slowly that you're ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Youngsters who receive instant lottery tickets as a gift tend to begin gambling earlier in life—a possible risk factor for more severe gambling disorders later, Yale School of Medicine ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Procter & Gamble is adding a blast of fruit flavor to a pill that you swallow whole—a first for the world's largest consumer products maker.
Medications Sep 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from psychologists at the Universities of Exeter and Cardiff shows that people can train their brains to become less impulsive, resulting in less risk-taking during gambling. The research could pave the way for ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Many people talk of problem gambling as an 'addiction' but work coming out of the University of Sydney's Gambling Treatment Clinic suggests that this may not be the case.
Addiction May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
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
Unlike women, men don't curb certain risk-taking behaviours when a baby is present, a new psychology study at the University of Warwick suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
With the click of a mouse or touch of a mobile phone screen in pyjamas or jeans gambling is now at our fingertips 24/7 with Internet play. With this increased access to gambling, are online gamblers more prone ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Participating in an online March Madness bracket or fantasy sport league is harmless fun for most people, but for someone with a gambling addiction, it can be a dangerous temptation.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Because addictions cause so much havoc in the lives of millions of people, researchers the world over are constantly looking for both their causes and ways to treat them. One such addiction, to gambling, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Internet gambling is on the rise in Australia according to new research from the University of Sydney and Southern Cross University, with factors such as convenience and ease of access ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Australia's first guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of problem gamblers highlight the importance of professional help for the thousands of Australians who struggle to control their ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Impulsive individuals tend to display aggressive behavior and have challenges ranging from drug and alcohol abuse, to problem gambling and difficult relationships. They are less able to adapt to different social situations. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People with gambling problems are unlikely to identify as having a problem or to seek help unless they have experienced serious impacts or harms, according to new research released today.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 31, 2011 | 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 |