Learning Approach to Problem Gambling

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1. Which study found that adolescents engage in addictive behaviour e.g. gambling are being influenced by peers or role models?

  • Kandel and Wu
  • Delfarbo and Winefield
  • Gupta
  • Lambos et al.
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2. Who stated the biopsychosocial theory?

  • Kandel and Wu
  • Delfarbo and Winefield
  • Griffiths
  • Lambos et al.

3. Ocassional Reinforcement states

  • Gamblers start gambling by observing gamblers, imitating it and then postively reinforcing it by role models providing social approval
  • Gamblers become used to prolonged periods without rewards so when they do win, they are positively reinforced more maintaining the addiction
  • Gamblers associate sensory aspects of gambling such as noise of a betting machine with the actual behvaiour so when they come into contact with stumuli it triggers arousal of gambling so they want to gamble again cauing them to relapse

4. Which study found that gamblers experienced more negative reinforcements than positive reinforcements?

  • Kandel and Wu
  • Delfarbo and Winefield
  • Griffiths
  • Lambos et al.

5. Social learning theory states

  • Gamblers start gambling by observing gamblers, imitating it and then postively reinforcing it by role models providing social approval
  • Gamblers become used to prolonged periods without rewards so when they do win, they are positively reinforced more maintaining the addiction
  • Gamblers associate sensory aspects of gambling such as noise of a betting machine with the actual behvaiour so when they come into contact with stumuli it triggers arousal of gambling so they want to gamble again cauing them to relapse

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