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The Biology of Gambling.

Author: Mikal Aasved
Publisher: Springfield : Charles C Thomas Publisher, LTD, 2004.
Series: Gambling theory and research series, v. 3.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Aasved, Mikal.
Biology of Gambling.
Springfield : Charles C Thomas Publisher, LTD, ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mikal Aasved
ISBN: 9780398080181 0398080186
OCLC Number: 689996341
Description: 1 online resource (372 pages).
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.
Series Title: Gambling theory and research series, v. 3.

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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.

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