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[Sample database record shown] Shown in this order: Adolescent gambling: temperament, sense of coherence and exposure to advertising. Authors: Gavriel Fried, Belle; Teichman, Meir; Rahav, Giora. Source: Addiction Research & Theory; Oct2010, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p586-598, 13p, 4 Charts
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- Article title - "Adolescent gambling: temperament, sense of coherence and exposure to advertising."
- Authors - "Gavriel Fried, B., Teichman, M., & Rahav, G."
- Year - "2010"
- Journal title - "Addiction Research & Theory"
- Volume and Issue - "18(5)"
- And page numbers - "586-598"
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- Subject terms - these are applied by database staff
- Author keywords - these are submitted by the author
- Abstract - this is the authors summary of the article
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