Gambling and decision-making: A dual process perspective

Kenny Coventry

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The consideration of gambling as a decision-making disorder may fail to explain why the majority of people gamble, yet only a small percentage of people lose control of their behaviour to the point where their gambling becomes problematic. The application of dual process theories to gambling addiction offers a means of explaining the differences between "normal" and "problem" gambling, augmenting the multiple vulnerabilities proposed by Redish et al.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)444
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number04
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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