Biological approach to gambling

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  • _____ et al found that first degree relatives of pathalogical gamblers were more likely to suffer from this than other distant relatives. (5)
  • _____ et al made a link between gambling, the reward system and impulsive behaviour. (5)
  • _______ et al showed that pathological gamblers are more likely to carry a certain gene. (7)
  • _________ found that personality characterised by sensation seeking which may be passed down genetically. (9)
  • Initiation of gambling is closely linked to the ________ experience caused by gambling. (8)
  • Maintenance and relapse of gambling is thought to be because the individual wants to maintain the positive effects and avoid the ________ consequences of withdrawl. (8)
  • The drug __________ blocks endorphins and reduces thoughts of gambling. (10)
  • The experience of gambling floods the body with __________ which is thought to be highly addictive due to the rush it provides. (10)
  • Therefore, there is a ______________ to addictive activities. (14)
  • This can be explained in terms of ________ reward theory. (8)

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