Excessive discounting of delayed rewards in substance abusers with gambling problems.

@article{Petry1999ExcessiveDO,
  title={Excessive discounting of delayed rewards in substance abusers with gambling problems.},
  author={Nancy M Petry and T Casarella},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={1999},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={25-32}
}
This study evaluated delay discounting functions of substance abusing problem gamblers, substance abusing non-problem gamblers, and non-problem gambling/non-substance abusing controls. Subjects chose between hypothetical monetary amounts available after various delays or immediately. In one condition, a USUS$1000 reward was delayed at intervals ranging from 6 h to 25 years. At each delay interval, the immediately available rewards varied from USUS$1 to USUS$999 until choices reflected… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 118 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…