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[Independent.ie] , von Radowitz, John Gamblers' brain activity resembles patterns in drug addicts - research shows. (03 Jan 2017)

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Compulsive gamblers seek games of chance because of the same brain circuits that drive drug addiction, research in the journal Translational Psychiatry has shown.

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Source:Independent.ie
Date:3 January 2017
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Subjects:F Concepts in psychology > Non chemical addiction > Gambling
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > risk-taking behaviour
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors > Risk factors
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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