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What am I addicted to slot machines and not poker or something else?

What am I addicted to slot machines and not poker or something else?

Good question: Your brain likes a quick "rush" that playing slots provides, also any habit with random reinforcement is more "addictive" as well. Slots are just your addiction of choice. One outcome if you said no more slots but did not get good support for your addiction could be becoming addicted to another type of gambling or other maladaptive behavior, possible even alcohol or drugs. Talk to someone try ga. ...Read more

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Why are slot machines so addictive?

Why are slot machines so addictive?

Compulsive gambling: Slot machines are one form of gambling that may lead to compulsive gambling. Mutual support helps; consider attending a meeting of gamblers anonymous. ...Read more

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How can I forgive myself for all the money I've wasted in slot machines?

How can I forgive myself for all the money I've wasted in slot machines?

Forgiveness is good: ...for your health, whether it's forgiving someone else or yourself. Read the accompanying HealthTap answers to find out: when we should forgive, why it's so hard, how we misunderstand it, & what our minds and bodies gain from forgiveness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of slot machine addiction?

What are the symptoms of slot machine addiction?

See DSM: Essentially, when instead of the pleasure it becomes problematic. The person is preoccupied with the habit; spends more and more time gambling; when is not gambling, is irritable, unhappy; using of gambling instead of other responsibilities; the gambler is chasing his losses; there is no control over the habit; the consequences – legal and financial from gambling, etc. I treat is with "extinction. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for slot machine addiction?

What is the treatment for slot machine addiction?

Slot machine addicti: Firstly do not go to the casino, secondly move away from the casino thirdly seek the assistance of a psychologist who may be able to help if the other two do not. Lastly you can buy a small slot machine for your home and just play it in the comforts of your home. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Slot machine addiction?

What is the definition or description of: Slot machine addiction?

Addictions are best: Described by looking at eight elements. The first four define whether or not addiction exists: 1) It is mood altering, 2) It's compulsive, 3) It creates hardship or damage and 4) One doesn't stop despite the damage. The next four aspects tell us how the addiction manifests: 1) Tolerance, 2) Dependence, 3) Craving and 4) Whether its chronic or bingeing in presentation. All addictions qualify. ...Read more

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Why psychologically do I I leave doors drawers washing machines dryers I never seem to close anything could this be something from my past?

Why psychologically do I I leave doors drawers washing machines dryers I never seem to close anything could this be something from my past?

Hmmm...: I suppose it is possible, but if you can't imagine what it might be we will not be likely to find it. It is certainly part of your present and unless you do something to change it, it will be part of your future. Hope this doesn't apply to the bathroom, car door or refrigerator. ...Read more

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Where do I buy an aed machine?

Where do I buy an aed machine?

Supply companies: Dental or medical supply companies will have aed's or automatic external defibrillators. Make sure that anyone who uses the machine understands what they are doing. ...Read more

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What should I do to shed weight using gym machines?

What should I do to shed weight using gym machines?

TIME AND EFFORT: Losing weight at the gym will depend on the type of machines you are using and the amount of effort exerted or calories burned as a result of such effort. For example, you may use a machine for cardio to burn calories one day and alternate with machines to build muscle the next day. 30 minutes of intense exercise at 4x weekly (or more) is recommended for best results. Combine with a healthy diet. ...Read more

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What are biofeedback machines?

What are biofeedback machines?

Electronic devices: That measure biological reactions and feed the information back to you with simple signals. They help you learn to regulate your body's response to stress or to correct a dysfunctional body response. The most common instruments measure muscle activity, heart rate, breathing, skin temperature, sweating, or brain activity. Check with www. Bcia. Org and www. Aapb. Org for info & certified therapists. ...Read more

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How can a dialysis machine work?

How can a dialysis machine work?

Filter, toxins: Dialysis does the work of kidney- removing fluids andtoxins. Blood from the patient flows on one side of the chamber and the dialysate solution which contains the optimal concentration of electrolytes on other side of the chamber. Electrolytes move along the concentration gradient, so toxins which are high in the blood, goes to the dialysate solution. ...Read more

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What is a dialysis machine based on?

Countercurrent flow: The dialysis machine is based on pumps that move blood through the artificial kidney (a filter) while making dialysate (a mixture of water and chemicals) to move the opposite direction through that filter. The blood and dialysate are separated by a semipermeable membrane in the filter. By moving in opposite directions, the waste products in the blood tend to go into the dialysate cleaning the body. ...Read more

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What is a cough assist machine used for?

What is a cough assist machine used for?

Cough assist...: These types of machines are usually used for patients with excessive mucous, like cystic fibrosis or bronchiectasis patients. Also, patients with neuromuscular disorders. Most people have a normal cough reflex and do not need any help with coughing! ...Read more

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What is a magnetoencephalography machine?

What is a magnetoencephalography machine?

Magnetic brain waves: An meg machine measures brain magnetic fields while an eeg machine measures the brains electrical fields. Magnetic fields are more difficult to detect than the electric fields but are not blocked as much by the skull as are the electrical fields. ...Read more

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Are indoor cardio machines hardd on your body?

Are indoor cardio machines hardd on your body?

IT IS ABOUT THE: Indian, not the arrow... Anyone of us can potentially make something safe very dangerous. Proper use, for an appropriate period of workout time is healthy. If you push your luck, you may get hurt. Just like anything else in life! ...Read more

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How are the machines cleaned for hemodialysis?

How are the machines cleaned for hemodialysis?

Depends: The hd machines have removable tubes and filters that are only used once. After hemodialysis the tubes and filters that are in contact with blood are thrown out and exchanged for new ones. ...Read more

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What is the function of an anesthesia machine?

What is the function of an anesthesia machine?

2 basic functions: Basically it does the work of breathing for you while you are under GA and delivers the anesthestic gases that keep you asleep. ...Read more