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Optimistic Bias in Physical Activity: When Exercise Flows into Addiction

Silvia Riva 1 , Marianna Masiero 2 , * , Ketti Mazzocco 3 , 4 and Gabriella Pravettoni 3 , 4
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1 Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK
2 Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Via G.B. Grassi 74 Milano, Italy
3 Department of Oncology and Hemato-Oncology, University of Milan, Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milano, Italy
4 Applied Research Division for Cognitive and Psychological Science, European Institute of Oncology (IEO), Via Giuseppe Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: September 2018, 7 (3); e67697
  • Published Online: March 2, 2018
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: February 13, 2017
  • Revised: April 22, 2017
  • Accepted: September 3, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.67697

To Cite: Riva S, Masiero M, Mazzocco K, Pravettoni G. Optimistic Bias in Physical Activity: When Exercise Flows into Addiction, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2018 ; 7(3):e67697. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.67697.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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