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Serotonin and dopamine play complementary roles in gambling to recover losses.

Abstract:

Continued gambling to recover losses--'loss chasing'--is a prominent feature of social and pathological gambling. However, little is known about the neuromodulators that influence this behavior. In three separate experiments, we investigated the role of serotonin activity, D(2)/D(3) receptor activity, and beta-adrenoceptor activity on the loss chasing of age and IQ-matched healthy adults randomized to treatment or an appropriate control/placebo. In Experiment 1, participants consumed amino-ac...

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10.1038/npp.2010.170

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Journal:
Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Volume:
36
Issue:
2
Pages:
402-410
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1740-634X
ISSN:
0893-133X
Source identifiers:
90834
Language:
English
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pubs:90834
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uuid:a14bfc3f-40af-4c2d-83b5-b2651030c0b8
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2012-12-19

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