TITLE

DELAY DISCOUNTING AND PROBLEM GAMBLING

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Analysis of Gambling Behavior;2007, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the link between a behavioral model of gambling and delay discounting proposed by professor Mark Dixon and Jeffrey N. Weatherly. He argues that the evidence on such relation is less than unequivocal. He states that the analysis of behavioural tasks have two components such as labelled impulsive disinhibition and impulsive decision making. He cites that the limitation of the proposed model lies on its failure to include sub-groups of problem gamblers based on their preferred mode of gambling.
ACCESSION #
31436617

 

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