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1. What was wrong with Hollander et al's (2000) study

  • The study did not measure what it intended to measure
  • The sample size was too small and the duration could be seen as too short
  • The study was an observation so there was little control over the extraneous variables
  • The experiment was conducted in a lab setting thus lacked ecological validty
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2. Who's study seemed to be more credibile than Hollander et al's?

  • Nida
  • Black et al
  • Blanco et al (2002)
  • Messerlian et al (2005)

3. What drug is similair to heroin but less addictive?

  • Methadone
  • Methamphetamine
  • Seretonin

4. Who found evidence to support seretonin dysfunction in pathological gamblers?

  • Nida
  • George and Murali (2005)
  • Sulkunen (2007)
  • Hornik et al (2008)

5. What is the issue with methadone treatment

  • It does not work
  • It can damage internal organs
  • Some people can get addicted to methadone just as they where on heroin
  • It is illegal within the uk

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