Latest pathological gambling Stories

2014-06-17 11:01:12

A study by University of Iowa researchers confirms that pathological gambling runs in families and shows that first-degree relatives of pathological gamblers are eight times more likely to develop this problem in their lifetime than relatives of people without pathological gambling.

2014-05-21 13:44:01

Homeless clients using services at Toronto's Good Shepherd Ministries are nearly nine times more likely to have a history of problem or pathological gambling than the general population.

2013-03-14 18:20:50

To successfully treat pathological gambling, you need to intervene at an early stage.

2010-06-08 12:50:36

Genetic influences appear important in the development of gambling disorders in both women and men.

2010-01-14 18:22:39

Findings point to dopamine replacement therapy causing dysfunction in specific areas of the brain.

2009-12-10 12:33:44

Researchers study how the urge to gamble is suppressed.

2009-04-20 10:05:00

Parents have been saying for years that their kids are "addicted" to video games, but a new study by an Iowa State University psychology professor is the first to actually report that pathological patterns of video game addiction exist in a national sample of youth, aged 8 to 18.

2006-03-08 15:25:00

The impulse control disorder drug nalmefene, which has previously been shown to be effective for alcohol dependence, may also be effective for pathological gambling, according to a study.

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