UBC "rat casino" provides insight into gambling addiction

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"Scientists at the University of British Columbia have found that adding lights and sounds to gambling games increases addictive behaviour -- even in rats. Their work with a ""rat casino"" is providing insight into how gambling addiction develops, and how it might one day be treated.

Full press release: http://news.ubc.ca/2016/01/20/flashin...
Contact: public.affairs@ubc.ca"

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"One night after not being able to sleep from sheer guilt and fear, I woke my fiancé up early in the morning and told him everything. My fiancé was stunned and shocked by this revelation. He was so disappointed and that made me really want to give up gambl"

Elaine

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