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Author Aasved, Mikal

Title The Biology of Gambling
Published Springfield : Charles C Thomas Publisher, LTD, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (372 pages)
Series The gambling theory and research series ; v. 3
Aasved, Mikal J. Gambling theory and research series ; v. 3
Contents THE BIOLOGY OF GAMBLING; CONTENTS; Part I MEDICAL OR DISEASE; 1 EARLY VIEWS; 2 LATER VIEWS; 3 THE QUEST TO DISCOVER THEBIOLOGICAL BASIS OF ADDICTION; Part II MEDICAL OR DISEASE MODELS; 4 GAMBLING AND HUMAN EVOLUTION; 5 JELLINEK'S LEGACY:; 6 THE DEFINITION AND DIAGNOSIS; 7 THE QUEST TO DISCOVER THE; 8 CRITIQUE OF THE MEDICAL MODEL; 9 CRITIQUE OF THE ADDICTION MODEL; 10 TREATMENT GOALS:ABSTINENCE VS. MODERATION; Part III MULTICAUSAL MODELS; 11 GENERAL THEORIES OF ADDICTION:; 12 GENERAL THEORIES OF ADDICTION:; 13 GAMBLING-SPECIFIC THEORIES; Part IV CONCLUSIONS; 14 CONCLUDING SUMMARY
15 CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONSAppendix; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary The Biology of Gambling is the third volume in the Gambling Theory and Research Series. Author Mikal Aasved wrote this series to meet the need for a comprehensive review and synthesis of the many published materials pertaining to gambling theory and research. The series summarizes and critiques the findings and conclusions of investigators who have attempted to determine the motivations for gambling, both normative and excessive. Dr. Aasved provides a thorough examination of the research efforts and theoretical explanations of leaders in the field of gambling studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-337) and index
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Subject Compulsive gambling.
Gambling -- psychology.
Psychological Theory.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0398080186 (electronic bk.)
9780398080181 (electronic bk.)
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