Adolescent Gambling Linked to Conduct Disorders

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    Adolescent Gambling Linked to Conduct Disorders

    New research has determined that one in 10 adolescent boys have symptoms of conduct disorder, as well as a problem gambling.

    Scientists from the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) found as the number of conduct disorder symptoms increase, the number of problem gambling symptoms increase in step.

    Interestingly, female adolescents exhibit conduct disorder (four percent) and risky or problem gambling (two percent) to a much lesser degree.
     
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