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Siblings of people with gambling disorder display increased impulsivity, risky decision-making

Siblings of people with gambling disorder display increased impulsivity, risky decision-making

Researchers find link between frequently trading cryptocurrency and problem gambling

Researchers find link between frequently trading cryptocurrency and problem gambling

Nonprofit bets Asian-American students can learn to avoid unhealthy gambling

Nonprofit bets Asian-American students can learn to avoid unhealthy gambling

Study provides vital clues into biology of gambling addiction

Study provides vital clues into biology of gambling addiction

Study sheds light on neuronal circuits during risky behavior

Study sheds light on neuronal circuits during risky behavior

New survey shows one-third of students experience high levels of psychological distress

New survey shows one-third of students experience high levels of psychological distress

Most gamblers who play responsibly enjoy experience and exhibit no problems

Most gamblers who play responsibly enjoy experience and exhibit no problems

Brain changes in problem gamblers make it hard to quit habit

Brain changes in problem gamblers make it hard to quit habit

Homeless people in Toronto are nearly 9 times more likely to have history of pathological gambling

Homeless people in Toronto are nearly 9 times more likely to have history of pathological gambling

Research: Stimulation of certain population of neurons within brain can alter learning process

Research: Stimulation of certain population of neurons within brain can alter learning process

Study links gambling and sexual behaviors in African-American adolescents

Study links gambling and sexual behaviors in African-American adolescents

Parental supervision at ages 11-14 lowers risk for problem gambling by age 22

Parental supervision at ages 11-14 lowers risk for problem gambling by age 22

Rat study shows compulsive gambling behaviours can be reduced in humans

Rat study shows compulsive gambling behaviours can be reduced in humans

Problem gambling, substance abuse problems are correlated, finds new study

Problem gambling, substance abuse problems are correlated, finds new study

Mental health risk increased in problem gamblers

Mental health risk increased in problem gamblers

Highly impulsive behavior leads to problem gambling in boys

Highly impulsive behavior leads to problem gambling in boys

Study links developmental pattern of impulsivity with late-adolescent gambling

Study links developmental pattern of impulsivity with late-adolescent gambling

Tips to assess when gambling could be leading to process addiction

Tips to assess when gambling could be leading to process addiction

Naltrexone for problem gamblers

Naltrexone for problem gamblers

Impulsive men have lower levels of GABA in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex

Impulsive men have lower levels of GABA in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex