Addiction

Those of you studying addiction might be interested in a new blog  produced by Dr. Mark Griffiths, who is Professor of Gambling Studies at the Nottingham Trent University, and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit. He is internationally known for his work into gambling and gaming addictions, as well as writing about many different kinds […]

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Risky behaviour

One of the explanations for addiction is that some individuals have a biological predisposition because they inherit a particular form of dopamine receptor gene (if you want an explanation of dopamine receptor genes see second paragraph). An interesting link has been made between these genes and evolution. The argument goes that the dispersal of our […]

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