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Gambling Addiction & Treatment


The growth of the gambling industry has spawned new research aimed at the effects of gambling on the brain. Gambling was historically viewed as an impulse disorder, but the DSM 5 has now categorized problem gambling as an addictive disorder.  . Cognitive behavioral therapy, frequently used to treat addictions, has become a treatment of choice for compulsive gamblers.

For help and resources, contact:

Gamblers Anonymous

National Council on Problem Gambling

SMART Recovery

University of Maryland Center on Problem Gambling 

Glenn's gambling problem

Description: short summary of the pdf file - what it is? Why does it matter? Why should you care

Understanding Joy


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