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WHo found evidence of genetic transmission of gambling in men?
Shah et al
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What may contribute to relapse of competitive gambling behaviour?
Poor tolerance of boredom
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The SM-IV-TR criteria focuses on what three areas?
1) loss of control 2) a progressive increase in frequency 3)continue although there are negative reprogressions
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What do sensation seekers look for?
Varied or novel experiences
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What did Paris measure?
Cortisol levels
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What did Vink report?
That nicotine dependence was influenced primarily by genetic factors
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What do twin studies suggest?
The ability to quit smoking is also subject to gentic influences
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Xian carried out a twin study to test what?
Whether genetic risk factors contributed to failed attempts to quite smoking
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How many Dutch twin pairs did Vink test?
1572
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What can illeviate the impairment of mood and concentration after smoking a cigarette?
Smoking another cigarette
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Activation of nicotonic receptors in the brain leads to the release of what?
Dopamine
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The children of mothers who smoked heavily while pregnant are more likely to do what?
Become addicted if they should start smoking
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