Haloperidol modifies instrumental aspects of slot machine gambling in pathological gamblers and healthy controls.


Instrumental conditioning has been implicated in persistence at slot machine gambling, but its specific role remains unclear. Dopamine (DA) mediates aspects of instrumental responding, and D2 antagonists reliably alter this process. This study investigated the effects of the preferential D2 antagonist, haloperidol (3 mg) on reward-related betting behavior… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1369-1600.2010.00208.x


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