Cue-specific reactivity in experienced gamblers.

@article{Wulfert2009CuespecificRI,
  title={Cue-specific reactivity in experienced gamblers.},
  author={Edelgard Wulfert and Julie Maxson and Bianca F. Jardin},
  journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          731-5
        }
}
To examine whether gambling cue reactivity is cue-specific, 47 scratch-off lottery players and 47 horse race gamblers were presented with video clips of their preferred and nonpreferred modes of gambling, and two control stimuli including an exciting car race and a mental stressor task while heart rates, excitement, and urge to gamble were being measured. Heart rates for both groups of gamblers were highest to the mental stressor and did not differ in response to the other three cues… 

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