Neuroendocrine response to casino gambling in problem gamblers.


Problematic gambling is thought to be influenced by neurobiological mechanisms. However, the neuroendocrine response to gambling is largely unknown. Therefore, the effect of casino gambling on the sympathoadrenal system, the HPA-axis, and pituitary hormones were analyzed. Fourteen male problem gamblers and 15 non-problem gamblers were examined in a balanced… (More)


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@article{Meyer2004NeuroendocrineRT, title={Neuroendocrine response to casino gambling in problem gamblers.}, author={Gerhard Meyer and Jan Schwertfeger and Michael S. Exton and Onno Eilard Janssen and Wolfram Hartmann Knapp and Michael A. Stadler and Manfred Schedlowski and Tillmann H. C. Kr{\"u}ger}, journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology}, year={2004}, volume={29 10}, pages={1272-80} }