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Gambling refers to betting. Some people are considered to be addicted to gambling.

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How to stop compulsive gambling?

Encourage you

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to attend Gambler's Anonymous & to start learning the 12 steps.
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How to quit a gambling addiction?

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Treatment is available. Options include Gamblers Anonymous meetings and/or psychological or psychiatric treatments.
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How can I address a gambling addiction?

Therapy

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Pathological Gambling is a type of impulse-control disorder. Because of the the devastation it can cause to one's finances and family, it is important to get treatment ASAP. Gamblers anonymous and/or therapy can help. http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/
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Dr. Ernest Bordini answered:

Is casino gambling bad for your health?

Can be

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It can be harmless entertainment or become a compulsions leading to stress, loss of trler's anonyymois ust with loved ones, isolation, depression, anxiety etc. Gamblers anoymous offers help for compulsive gamblers
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Dr. Timothy Re answered:

How common is online gambling addiction?

Unknown

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Potentially could be very prevelent and may be more problematic as technologies improve. Researchers think its growing among young populations.
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How can gambling addiction affect health?

All addictions

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negatively effect our health. We spend way to much time doing them and not enough time taking care of ourselves. So exercise goes out the window; eating well goes out the window; as does socializing. All these things are part of being a healthy human being!
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Could gambling lead to gambling addiction?

Yes

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It can in some people. Gambling addiction can cause tremendous damage in some people's lives. Gambler's Anonymous is a 12 step program that can help to address this.
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Dr. Barbara Srur answered:

What can be done for a gambling addiction?

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Join Gamblers Anonymous and get a sponsor. Be careful not to change one addiction to another.
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Dr. Mark Shukhman answered:

What are the tests for gambling addiction?

Troubles from it

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similarly to other addictions, you have it if you gamble instead of doing other important things, if you think about it though the time, she cannot stop doing it even though you realize it is detrimental.
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi answered:

How can gambling addiction change people?

Destroy their lives?

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Like any other serious addiction gambling has destroyed people,making them lose their jobs, break their families and make them destitute. Recent research suggests that the brain in these people is wired differently?! Intelligent people would recognize their weakness and avoid getting involved
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