The Psychology of Addictive Behaviour - Biological Approach Studies

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1. What did Vink et al find in the maintenance of smoking addiction?

  • nicotine dependence is 85% genetics
  • smoking in pregnancy doubles future smoking risk of fetus
  • nicotine dependence is 75% genetics, nicotine metabolism
  • maintenence of addiction equally biological factors and external factors
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2. Who researched into smoking relapse, finding out about poor boredom tolerance?

  • Blaszczynski et al
  • Thorgeirsson et al
  • Buka et al
  • Breen and Zimmerman

3. What did Black et al find?

  • Individual differences in smoking addiction 44% genetic
  • First-degree relatives of pathological gamblers more likely to gamble than distant relatives
  • In males, there is a genetic transmission of gambling behaviour
  • 54% risk of failure when quitting smoking is due to heritability

4. What % did Xian et al find responsibility for failure to quit due to heritability?

  • 56%
  • 54%
  • 44%
  • 47%

5. Who found chromosome 15, in relation to smoking addiction relapse?

  • Boardman et al
  • Breen and Zimmerman
  • Thorgeirsson et al
  • Blaszczynski et al

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