Obesity and gambling: neurocognitive and clinical associations.

  title={Obesity and gambling: neurocognitive and clinical associations.},
  author={Jon E Grant and Kayleigh Derbyshire and Eric W. Leppink and Samuel Robin Chamberlain},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={131 5},
OBJECTIVE Research on health correlates in gamblers has found an association between gambling and obesity. The neurocognitive underpinnings of impulsivity may be useful targets for understanding and ultimately treating individuals with both gambling and obesity problems. METHOD 207 non-treatment seeking young adults (18-29 years) with subsyndromal gambling disorder were recruited from the community. Subjects were grouped according to weight ('normal weight' BMI<25, 'overweight' BMI≥25; or… CONTINUE READING


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