Gambling and decision-making: A dual process perspective

Coventry, Kenny (2008) Gambling and decision-making: A dual process perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31 (04). p. 444. ISSN 0140-525X

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The consideration of gambling as a decision-making disorder may fail to explain why the majority of people gamble, yet only a small percentage of people lose control of their behaviour to the point where their gambling becomes problematic. The application of dual process theories to gambling addiction offers a means of explaining the differences between "normal" and "problem" gambling, augmenting the multiple vulnerabilities proposed by Redish et al.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: Ellen Cole
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 22:14
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 16:28

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