Learning Approach to Problem Gambling

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

  • Kandel and Wu
  • Lambos et al.
  • Delfarbo and Winefield
  • Griffiths
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2. What did Blascynski and Nower find?

  • Family members and peers of gamblers were more likely to approve of gambling
  • There are 2 different types of gambling addictions: emotionally vulnerable gamblers and gamblers due to exposure to role models
  • 86% of 9-14 year olds that gambled said they gambled with family members
  • adolescents engage in addictive behaviour e.g. gambling are being influenced by peers or role models

3. Ocassional Reinforcement states

  • 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
  • Gamblers start gambling by observing gamblers, imitating it and then postively reinforcing it by role models providing social approval

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

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

5. Who stated the biopsychosocial theory?

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

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