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269. Explanations for Gambling Addiction

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This Psychology Factsheet provides an overview and critique of explanations for gambling addiction. Words in bold are explained in the glossary and the worksheet provides an opportunity to practice what you have learned with exam-style questions. A reference list is included.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:

  • Demonstrate that you understand biological, cognitive and learning theory explanations of gambling addiction.
  • Describe the key aspects of each explanation of gambling addiction with the use of relevant research.
  • Evaluate explanations for gambling addiction and associated research by considering the strengths and limitations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how explanations for gambling addiction may be used to inform and guide a range of therapies.

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April 2021

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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