Category: Gambling

Overview of Gambling Addiction and Effective Treatment Programs

Man Gambling Gambling addiction, or compulsive gambling, is essentially the uncontrollable urge to keep gambling despite the negative influence it can cast upon one’s life. Gambling is essentially the willingness to risk something valuable in expectation of attaining something of an even greater value. Hence, this also includes playing lottery tickets and placing bets. According to the [...]
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Effective Treatment and Therapies For Gambling Addiction

Playing cards There are various effective treatments for those struggling with a gambling addiction. First it is important to define a gambling addiction as well as signs and symptoms. According to the DSM V, a Gambling addiction is defined as a ‘persistent and recurrent problematic gambling behavior, leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as indicated by [...]
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Look Out For These 5 Signs Of Gambling Addiction

Denial David Crosby - Signs Of Gambling Addiction - Addiction Hope Gambling as a leisure activity is perfectly healthy, but it can easily become a process addiction. The intense highs and lows of winning and losing are as addictive as the effects of a chemical substance on the brain. “Gambler’s fallacy,” or the belief that a win has to be coming because of a long string [...]
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The Surprising Link Between Sex Addiction And Gambling Addiction

Gambling And Sex Addiction - Addiction Hope The existence of behavioral addictions is still a controversial topic among addiction experts. While some argue that the problematic behaviors exhibited by people with behavioral addictions closely mimic the behavior of drug and alcohol addicts, others feel that so-called behavioral addictions aren’t really addictions at all, but simply bad habits. However, when we look at [...]
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Top 4 Process Addictions

Top 4 Process Addictions Let’s first answer the question of what a process addiction is. According to www.processaddictions.com, process addictions refer to the obsession to take part in certain activities or behaviors. Process addictions can manifest themselves in a number of ways. Virtually every activity or behavior that triggers the release natural feel good chemicals like dopamine and serotonin [...]
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