Gambling and decision making: A dual process perspective: Commentary on Redish, Jensen & Johnson

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Abstract

The consideration of gambling as a decision-making disorder may fail to explain why the majority of people gamble, yet only a small percentage of people lose control of their behaviour to the point where their gambling becomes problematic. The application of dual process theories to gambling addiction offers a means of explaining the differences between “normal” and “problem” gambling, augmenting the multiple vulnerabilities proposed by Redish et al.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)444-445
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume31
Issue number4
Early online date29 Jul 2008
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Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008

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