Tag: "gambling" at medical news
UI study finds types of decision-making deficiencies depend on area of brain damage
...F cortex damage). The study involved acomputerized gambling
task test. The subjects saw four decks of cards -- labeledA, B, C, and D -- on a computer screen. The goal of the game was to win as muchmoney as possible. If the subjects found themselves unable to win, they neededto try to avoid losing money as muc...
Hypnosis reduces surgical pain and time, improves safety
...vegetables in the kitchen. Other people focuses on gambling
in Las Vegas, building a harp, and even floating in the clouds with deceased loved ones all viewing the countryside below." The imagery technique includes 11 components, including avoiding negatively loaded suggestions. Instead of saying, "You will ...
Companies must find ways to retain middle-aged managers
...often at a cost to their family life and involving gambling
with their health. Middle-aged men looked at for the study benefitted from an industrial and global success story of high profits and financial rewards. Many were pioneers in their field and derived huge personal satisfaction from their work, havin...
Parkinson's medication linked to gambling
ST. PAUL, MN Excessive gambling
could be an unfortunate yet rare side effect in Pa...dentified with pathological gambling. "The risk of gambling
problems in a Parkinson's patient is very small," said study author Mark Stacy, MD, who is now the m...
Ratings of teen-rated video games do not always fully describe content
...lence, sexual themes, profanity, substance use, or gambling
that was not noted on the game box. This research ...nces), and the observation of the player character gambling
in one game (with no games receiving content descriptors for gambling). The authors found that video...
Bar characteristics, women's behavior in bars tied to their risk for bar-related aggression
...han one quarter having drug sales (28 percent) and gambling
(29 percent). Sixty-eight percent of the women were white; 26 percent were black. Seventy-two percent had some college education and 58 percent had never been married. Eighty-six percent of the subjects were employed full- or part-time with a median ...
It's a gamble: Dopamine levels tied to uncertainty of rewards
...f we are going to be rewarded, such as when we are gambling
or playing the lottery. The research results, "Do...ain during unpredictable reward situations such as gambling
and offers promise for exploring the chemical foundation of problems such as gambling
Gambling among adolescents and young adults associated with psychiatric problems
...lion as pathological gamblers. Adult pathological gambling
is associated with substance use problems, depress...percent of youths aged 12 to 17 years old reported gambling
within the past year even though gambling
is largely illegal among adolescents. The same problems a...
Dopamine key to learning likes and dislikes, says Colorado U. team
...ther researchers have documented a sudden onset of gambling
episodes associated with patients taking these medications. These episodes may have been caused by the increased sensitivity to positive outcomes caused by the medications, together with an insensitivity to losses, he said. "When experiencing a l...
Problem gambling is a serious health issue
is a health issue that needs to be taken seriously...bout to undergo one of the most radical changes of gambling
legislation in its history. The new gambling
bill will provide the British public with increased opp...
Adolescent gamblers often suffer psychiatric problems
...-onset gamblers in terms of psychiatric health and gambling
attitudes and behaviors. According to the research...percent of youths aged 12 to 17-years-old reported gambling
within the past year, although gambling
is largely illegal among adolescents. Pathological adult gam...