What Can Affective Neuroscience Teach Us About Gambling?
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101340
About the Course:
This article highlights the importance of primary affective states as a basis for guiding research on gambling. It discusses the affective neuroscience model, which has important implications for how gambling addiction might be approached at the clinical and social levels.
Journal of Gambling Issues
Issue 16, April 2006
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about how the affective neuroscience model can inform the study of gambling. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain neurobehaviorism and identify its limitations.
Define affective neuroscience and explain the primary question it addresses.
Discuss the seven systems identified in the mammalian brain and how they relate to addictions.
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