Similarities and differences between pathological gambling and substance use disorders: a focus on impulsivity and compulsivity

@article{Leeman2011SimilaritiesAD,
  title={Similarities and differences between pathological gambling and substance use disorders: a focus on impulsivity and compulsivity},
  author={Robert F. Leeman and Marc N. Potenza},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={219},
  pages={469-490}
}
Pathological gambling (PG) has recently been considered as a “behavioral” or nonsubstance addiction. A comparison of the characteristics of PG and substance use disorders (SUDs) has clinical ramifications and could help advance future research on these conditions. Specific relationships with impulsivity and compulsivity may be central to understanding PG and SUDs. This review was conducted to compare and contrast research findings in PG and SUDs pertaining to neurocognitive tasks, brain… CONTINUE READING

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