Is Gambling the Opiate of the Masses?by
Two new books tackle gambling’s addictive mysteries.
Charles Fey, the American... Shaffer believes, because gambling is one manifestation of the disease he calls “addiction syndrome...
Compulsive Gambling [Guest Post]by
* 15 million people display some sign of gamblingaddiction
* "Players" with household incomes...
14 hours at the roulette wheel.
[Editors Note: Addiction Inbox has not covered the so-called...
How I Quit Gamblingby
in the first place. As a former alcoholic, cigarette smoker, and drug abuser, taking up gambling does not, in retrospect, sound like a solid life plan. But in my addictive heyday, gambling was definitely a part...
Problem Gambling in Inner-City Youthby
Dr. Romeo V.
A paper published in the March 2009 issue of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors presents the results of a large study of past year gambling in a sample 1128 youths aged 14 to 18 (54.1% female, 58.0...
we are aware that a person can be physically or psychologicallyaddicted to a number of things; drugs, food, sex, and gambling are among the most common. What all addictions have in common is impulsive thrill...
Addiction in the Courtroom [Guest Post]by
Forensic psychology and the paradox of addiction.
Allison Gamble writes for PsychologyDegree.net .
The paradox of addiction presents a legal conundrum when it comes to determining the extent...
Addiction Doctors Pick Top Ten Journal Articlesby
Screening Method for Pathological and Problem Gamblers in Addiction Programs and Practices . The American... their patients for pathologicalgambling. To combat this, the investigators offer health professionals brief...