Dopamine release in ventral striatum during Iowa Gambling Task performance is associated with increased excitement levels in pathological gambling

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Gambling excitement is believed to be associated with biological measures of pathological gambling. Here, we tested the hypothesis that dopamine release would be associated with increased excitement levels in Pathological Gamblers compared with Healthy Controls.
Original languageEnglish
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)383-90
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011

    Research areas

  • Adult, Analysis of Variance, Arousal, Basal Ganglia, Behavior, Addictive, Biological Markers, Case-Control Studies, Decision Making, Dopamine, Dopamine Antagonists, Gambling, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Positron-Emission Tomography, Raclopride, Receptors, Dopamine D2, Task Performance and Analysis, Young Adult

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