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doi: 10.1097/01.ACM.0000348380.06811.69
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In 2006, researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School discovered that pathological gamblers responded to treatment by a drug that curbs cravings, indicating the presence of a psychiatric condition that cripples a person’s ability to function.

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