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What type of gambler am I?

If you have what psychologists call, compulsive gambling disorder, it is likely that there is evidence of this pesky issue in your finances, your goals, and your ability to function without thinking about the intense high that  comes with pulling a slot lever. 462 more words

Freedom from Compulsive Disorders

(God) Thank you for keeping me straight yesterday. Please help me stay straight today. – paraphrased from ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

When I first began my recovery from codependency, I was furious about having to begin another recovery program. 236 more words

Gender by Preferred Gambling Activity in Treatment Seeking Problem Gamblers: A Comparison of Subgroup Characteristics and Treatment Outcomes

Problem gambling is a growing public health concern and treatment incompletion levels remain high. The study aims to support and extend previous studies in relation to the heterogeneity of the gambling population based on gender and gambling type, and the implications of subgroup differences on treatment outcomes. 232 more words

Journal Of Gambling Studies

Meadows Casino Cited For Sending Promotional Mail To Gambling Addicts

WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) — What many consider a simple or harmless bet at the poker table or slot machine could be a destructive and crippling force for a gaming addict. 176 more words

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Undercurrent Anger

This past weekend things felt like it was going back to our normal feel and routines of how he and I interact. This gave relief to the reminder of his financial burdens on our family, because of his gambling debt. 375 more words

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Simulated gambling games leading to real-life problem gambling, report says

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-22/social-media-games-potential-gateway-to-problem-gambling/7346018

By Norman Hermant

People who play simulated gambling games for free online are more likely to become problem gamblers in real life, according to a report from the Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC). 752 more words

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