Physiological changes in Pachinko players; beta-endorphin, catecholamines, immune system substances and heart rate.

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Pachinko is a popular form of recreation in Japan. However, in recent years, along with Pachinko's popularity, "Pachinko dependence" has become topical news. The purpose of this study was to investigate beta-endorphin, catecholamines, immune system responses and heart rate during the playing of Pachinko. The following significant results were observed. (1… (More)

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@article{Shinohara1999PhysiologicalCI, title={Physiological changes in Pachinko players; beta-endorphin, catecholamines, immune system substances and heart rate.}, author={K. Shinohara and Ayaka Yanagisawa and Y Kagota and Akira Gomi and Kenji Nemoto and Eriko Moriya and Erika Arai Furusawa and K. Furuya and Kazue Terasawa}, journal={Applied human science : journal of physiological anthropology}, year={1999}, volume={18 2}, pages={37-42} }