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An investigation of neural and behavioural substrates of pathological gambling as an addictive disorder

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Pathological gambling is a maladaptive behaviour associated with diminished self-control over persistent compulsive gambling behaviour despite negative consequences. A significant revision to the clinical perspective of pathological gambling is underway, and the disorder will likely be recognized as a behavioural addiction in the fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. However, the neurobiological, cognitive and behavioural processes that drive a ‘behavioura...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2013-09-12

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