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Pathological Gambling

Pathological gambling, also known as compulsive gambling, is a psychological disorder characterized by the inability to resist impulses to gamble, leading to severe personal or social consequences. In people… (See Below for Full Description)
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Pathological gambling, also known as compulsive gambling, is a psychological disorder characterized by the inability to resist impulses to gamble, leading to severe personal or social consequences. In people who develop compulsive gambling, occasional gambling can lead to a gambling habit. Pathological Gambling examines all aspects of this disorder, including its causes, symptoms, treatment and therapy, and current research into the disorder.

Chapters include:

  • Gambling and Its History in the United States
  • Who Are Pathological Gamblers?
  • Causes of Pathological Gambling
  • Related Psychiatric and Health Issues
  • Related Social and Legal Problems
  • Treatment.

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ISBN-13 978-1-60413-942-6
ISBN-10 1604139420
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3583-0
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Psychological Disorders
Author Christine Adamec; M. Foster Olive, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University; Pat Levitt, Ph.D., Director, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Chair, Department of Cell and Neurobiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Publication Date 12/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Glossary. Sidebars. References. Further reading. Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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