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Pathological Gambling

1.  Research suggests that today's gambling technologies take advantage of people's normal responses to reward contingencies.
A) True
B) False
2.  Studies show that behavior that is rewarded intermittently and randomly is likely to be repeated and will be highly resistant to extinction.
A) True
B) False
3.  Multiple rewards in a gambling situation evoke more gambles and higher bets than single, consistent rewards do.
A) True
B) False
4.  In addition to trying to identify predictable patterns in random sequences, people also try to control random outcomes.
A) True
B) False
5.  Blackjack players will often switch to new tables after a streak of losses in order to change their luck.
A) True
B) False
6.  Gamblers desire and think they can have more influence than they actually do on random events.
A) True
B) False
7.  Pathological gambling often involves chasing losses.
A) True
B) False
8.  Legalization of gambling has been linked to pathological gambling.
A) True
B) False
9.  Gambling at home increases people's susceptibility to pathological gambling through the ease and frequency with which they can gamble.
A) True
B) False
10.  Computers and telecommunications are not changing the gambling industry.
A) True
B) False
11.  The interventions for pathological gambling are quite similar to methods of treating other disorders or addictions.
A) True
B) False
12.  A challenge in the treatment of pathological gambling is preventing relapse.
A) True
B) False