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Pathological Gambling, Second Edition
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  • Authored by: Christine Adamec
  • From the Series: Psychological Disorders
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  • ISBN-10: 1438198264
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-9826-2
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 09/01/2020
  • Dewey Number: 500
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

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:

  • An Overview
  • Gambling and Its History in the United States
  • Who Are Pathological Gamblers?
  • Causes of Pathological Gambling
  • Other Psychiatric and Health Issues
  • Social and Legal Problems Caused by Gambling
  • Treatment: Support Groups, Medication, and Therapy


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About the Author(s)

Christine Adamec has authored and coauthored many books for Facts On File, including The Encyclopedia of Cancer and Cancer Medicine (2019), The Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2020), and numerous other titles on pivotal medical and psychological issues.

Foreword author Pat Levitt, Ph.D., is director of the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute and chair of the Department of Cell and Neurobiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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