The Psychology of Addictive Behaviour - Biological Approach Studies

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1. Who researched into smoking relapse, finding out about poor boredom tolerance?

  • Blaszczynski et al
  • Thorgeirsson et al
  • Buka et al
  • Breen and Zimmerman
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2. What did Breen and Zimmerman find?

  • Doesn't explain why some types of gambling are more addictive
  • Online gambling addiction takes 1 year, horseracing gambling addiction takes 3.5 years
  • Other factors are more important
  • Alcohol plays a large part

3. What % of smoking initiation is due to genetics, according to the previous study?

  • 44%
  • 47%
  • 54%
  • 52%

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

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

5. What did Black et al find?

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


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