Category Archives: Gambling

Your Addiction to Gambling

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There is nothing embarrassing about learning that you have a gambling addiction. In fact, acknowledging your illness is the first important step in reaching a state of recovery. Of course, once you learn about this disease that has put you on a path

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Video: Brain Chemistry Sparks Gambling

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Circle of Trust and Support is Key to Recovery

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Battling any kind of addiction is an uphill battle for the addict and those suffering from afar. Watching as your spouse, child, family member, or friend shirks responsibilities and falls deeper and deeper into the throes of an invisible prison is a

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Behavioral Tendencies in Relation to Gambling Therapy

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Every individual has their own way of thinking. We are all inclined to direct our thoughts and react in certain ways to certain things. One of the more mystifying dilemmas facing researchers, scientists, psychologists, therapists, and your everyday

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The Connection of Cravings to Helplessness

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In current psychology, addiction is understood to be a self-defeating reaction to unresolved negative emotions in our psyche producing inner conflict. When a craving strikes, we are often reacting to a sense of inner helplessness. Will this intense

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The Benefits of Gambling Treatment Centers: For Curing Your Addiction and for Improving Your Health

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If you are addicted to gambling, it is probably affecting just about every aspect of your life – your relationships, your career, your self-esteem, and your bank account. Unfortunately, a gambling addiction can also affect your health, and you may

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Women and Compulsive Gambling

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Melanie Michael   Tampa, Florida – Compulsive gambling among women is often called the hidden addiction. While men are considered “action” gamblers, it’s estimated that 95 percent of women prefer solitary options like playing slots

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Reclaim Your Money and Life Back with Compulsive Gambling Help

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You have just lost at the craps table – again. The problem is that you simply do not know when to stop. You keep thinking to yourself, “If only I can try again – if only I can land on the “2” or “12” – I can win big.” The problem

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Behavioral Tracking for Online Gamblers

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Critics of online gaming say a new generation of problem gamblers is likely to emerge with Internet poker being so readily available. But two presenters at this week’s 15th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking at Caesars

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How To Overcome Gambling Addiction

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Working through and overcoming gambling addiction can be difficult but anyone can break their habits by following the right steps and working with professional counselors. A gambling problem can affect every element of the addict’s life, even if

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Williamsville Wellness: Advocates Individualized Gambling Therapy

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A gambling addition can destroy the lives of the addict and their family quickly and many addicts find themselves in a destructive cycle with no way out. While addicts often convinces themselves that their problem is insignificant and that they can

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Gambling Addiction Treatment Must Address the “High” of Gambling and Withdrawl Symptoms

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If you are addicted to a substance, it is easy to identify your problem. Most cigarette smokers admit that they cannot stop smoking. Heroin users will admit that they need the heroin, if for no other reason than to temporarily reduce withdrawal

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Gambling Rehab is Multi-Faceted

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When gambling becomes pathological, the problem is deeper than an interest in the excitement of the tables. Gambling addicts generally their habit as a way to dull some form of pain or discomfort. While alcoholics and drug addicts behave in a

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The Slippery Slope of Online Gambling

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Accessibility is one of the luxuries of online browsing. In just one quick click pretty much anything and everything imaginable is made available at our whim. As technology continually evolves, the exact benefits and backfires of the Internet itself

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Shedding Light on the Common Myths of Gambling Addiction

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Gambling addiction is surrounded by myths that can make it more difficult to detect, accept, and take the proper steps to address the condition. If you begin to suspect that a loved one is suffering from a gambling problem or addiction, the

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Protecting Yourself and Helping Loved Ones Seek Gambling Addiction Treatment

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Seeing your spouse suffer from a gambling problem can be very painful, especially if it’s beginning to affect you and the children. There are steps you can take to protect the family from the situation and convince your husband or wife to seek

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Seek Gambling Addiction Help at Treatment Centers Offering Tranquility

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As a compulsive disorder, gambling addiction will be difficult to overcome through sheer willpower alone. If a loved one is suffering from this condition, it would be necessary to seek help from gambling addiction treatment centers to help them

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Pathological Gambling and Other Disorders Go Hand in Hand

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Since the 1600s gambling has become a major recreational activity in the United States with globally recognized hubs in Atlantic City and Las Vegas. Because of its addictive nature, however, problems such as pathological gambling and gambling debt

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Avoid Triggers by Entering a Gambling Addiction Recovery Center

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Gambling addiction recovery starts by identifying and understanding the circumstances that cause the urge to gamble. Avoiding these triggers is often the best way to avoid gambling addiction. Gambling triggers come in many forms: Stress –

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Getting Alternative Funding for Gambling Addiction Treatment

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Those with a gambling problem may express hesitation to join our treatment program because of financial reasons. Gambling addiction may have already drained their savings, making it difficult to pay treatment costs. Fortunately for them, money

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How Do You Know if You Have a Gambling Problem and Need Gambling Addiction Treatment?

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It can be very hard to accept or even realize that you have developed an addiction to gambling. Before the condition worsens and starts affecting not just you but also your loved ones, it’s crucial you seek gambling addiction treatment as soon as

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Importance of Wellness in Any Holistic Gambling Rehab Treatment Plan

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A healthy diet and frequent exercise are important components of any gambling rehab center’s treatment plan. Any program worth its salt will incorporate many different modalities for aiding clients into recovery. Aside from therapy sessions, we at

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Checking In at Gambling Addiction Treatment Centers: Which Program Should You Choose?

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Accepting that you have a gambling problem is the first step to recovery. The next step is to enroll in a program provided by gambling addiction treatment centers to help you get over the condition. But how do you know what kind of program is best

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Positive Effects of Gambling Addiction Reclassification

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Positive Effects of Gambling Addiction Reclassification by the American Psychological Association In 2013, the American Psychological Association made a move that would extend further help for compulsive gamblers in the US. The APA released the 5th

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Dealing with Parents’ Gambling Problem and Helping Them Receive Gambling Addiction Treatment

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Parents suffering from compulsive gambling create undesirable effects, not only in their own lives, but also in the lives of their children. If you, as the child, try to take control of the problem by forcing your parents into gambling addiction

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Gambling vs. Substance Abuse: Help in Choosing Gambling Addiction Treatment Centers

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While related, gambling and substance addiction do have significant differences. These distinctions can help family members choose among a myriad of gambling addiction treatment centers for their loved one who may be struggling with compulsive

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The Different Stages of Pathological Gambling

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For compulsive gamblers, there are usually four phases or pathological gambling stages that they usually undergo in the course of their struggle. Some may experience all while others may skip a step, but these phases are fairly common occurrences in

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Why Compulsive Gamblers Start in Their Teens and the Road to Gambling Addiction Recovery

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Problems with gambling can begin at any age, but those who experience with gambling at an early age are more susceptible to developing an addiction later in life. For people with a gambling problem since their teens, the help of a professional is

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