When is it a good time to consider cutting your losses? If gambling is eating away at your gut, ruining your relationships, causing all manner of trouble in your life, maybe the time is right. If you’re deeply distressed about gambling, get help now. When Things Just Don’t Add Up Compulsive gamblers – [...]
Pathological gambling has similarities to other types of addictions. Those who become immersed in gambling often find that social and family ties are damaged and academic and professional advancement is impaired. As a result, there are treatment programs designed specifically for treating the behaviors related to problematic gambling.
A New Canadian study implicates that compulsive gamblers may be at risk for multiple personality disorders. Worse, the study shows that compulsive gamblers are three times more likely to commit suicide than non-gamblers. The results of the study were recently published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
A night at the casino….most people wouldn’t consider this a problem. But what happens when you don’t even have to open your front door to open your wallet? Thanks to the Internet and credit cards, we can now play poker with someone in Taiwan that we have never even met. Technology and sheer availability of [...]