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Study Confirms Near-Misses Fuel Gambling Addiction - Sci-News.com

Study Confirms Near-Misses Fuel Gambling Addiction - Sci-News.com | Gambling addiction | Scoop.it
Canadian researchers have provided new evidence that gamblers interpret near-misses as frustrating losses rather than near-wins. This frustration stimulates the reward systems in the brain to promote continued gambling ...

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French court upholds ruling against Glaxo: Drug caused gambling and gay sex addiction in Alzheimers patient

French court upholds ruling against Glaxo: Drug caused gambling and gay sex addiction in Alzheimers patient | Gambling addiction | Scoop.it
Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline has been ordered to pay almost €200,000 to the man who claimed its Parkinson’s drug turned him into a gay sex and gambling addict. Jambart, 52, said the drug made him addicted to Internet gambling and caused him to lose the family’s savings and steal to feed the habit that cost him €82,000. He said he attempted suicide eight times and became a compulsive gay sex addict, exposing himself on the Internet and cross-dressing. His risky sexual encounters led to him being raped. All that stopped when he ceased taking Requip in 2005.
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