a01/a02 summary table for addictive behaviour explanations of gambling and smoking

Here are 3 summarised tables of everything you need to know for the explanations of addictive behaviour for the learning, biological and cognitive theories when explaining smoking and gambling

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PSYCHOLOGY A2 ­ UNIT 4 ­ ADDICITON






BIOLOGICA
L GAMBLING SMOKING
APPROACH
INITIATION INITIATION
THE ROLE OF GENETICS ­ BLACK ET AL found that the first degree relatives of pathological gamblers ROLE OF GENETICS ­ LERMAN ET AL found that people without the reward gene, appear to
were more likely…

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are potential advantages to this approach (e.g. it allows researchers to study the family history of addiction cannot be biological alone as one of the main struggles faced by addicts is breaking
addiction or offers possibilities for effective treatment). However, this approach also…

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IGNORES INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES ­ Many people have gambled in their life and have played on a slot LIMITED EXPLANATION ­ Alternatively the biological model offers a better explanation for smoking,.
machine or bet on a horse in the grand national. However, we don't…

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PRATICAL APPLICATIONS ­ The success of the learning model in explaining smoking can be seen by
RELIABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS ­ It is difficult to research gambling addiction as it is hard to categorise when the the number of treatment programmes which have been…

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