Gambling goals predict chasing behavior during slot machine play.

Abstract

AIMS The purpose of this study was to test the effect of gambling goals (i.e., gambling achievement-orientation) on chasing behavior (i.e., decision to chase, chasing spins) over and above known antecedents (e.g., problem gambling severity, winning money motivations, approach/avoidance motivation). METHODS Young adult gamblers (N=121) were provided $20… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.06.018

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