Tag: Gambling Addiction

Causes and Effects of Gambling Addictions

Gambling addiction, some times also called as compulsive gambling is a type of impulse control disorder. Compulsive gamblers generally do not have the ability to control the impulse to gamble and the consequences of the gambling does not matter to them. Compulsive gambling like other types of addictions is the result of a combination of [...]

How to Treat Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction, is an impulse control disorder. It is also known as compulsive gambling. Compulsive gambling is the result of biological vulnerabilities, social stress and ways of thinking. There are many methods available for treating compulsive gambling like counseling, step based programs, self help, peer support, medication, or a combination of these. But no treatment [...]