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Understanding and treating the pathological gambler

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Published by Wiley in Chichester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compulsive gambling -- Treatment.,
  • Compulsive gambling -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRobert Ladouceur ... [et al.]
    ContributionsLadouceur, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC569.5.G35 U535 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3582892M
    ISBN 100470843772, 0470843780
    LC Control Number2002280035
    OCLC/WorldCa48532731

    Masochism and Pathological Gambling. the first edition of the Big Book of Gamblers Anonymous then illustrate its applicability to the understanding and treat-. The specificity of pathological Understanding and treating the pathological gambler: Book review. An understanding of the neurobiology of PG is beginning to surface. 5-HT is.

      Pathological lying, also known as mythomania and pseudologia fantastica, is the chronic behavior of compulsive or habitual lying.. Unlike telling the occasional white lie to avoid hurting someone Author: Adrienne Santos-Longhurst. To test the hypothesis that pathological gambling is a dependent state, studies such as those recently reviewed by Comings () must further address associated genetic, molecular, and environmental factors taking into account other cooccurring conditions and an array of risk factors—all among a diverse population (i.e., men and women, old.

    Problem gambling behavior was first mentioned in the medical literature in the early s, but the American Psychiatric Association did not classify pathological gambling as a psychiatric disorder until , in the third edition of the Diagnos. This robust result gave momentum to include the cognitive factors in the understanding and treatment of pathological gamblers (see Ladouceur & Walker, , Milton, , Walker, ). Adequate beliefs reflect the idea that the results of the game are determined by chance, while erroneous beliefs involve the idea of prediction and control over Cited by:


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Understanding and Treating the Pathological Gambler Article in Journal of Substance Use 8(1) April with 86 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Behavioral. Behavioral treatment methods actively seek to modify pathological gambling behavior on the basis of principles of classical conditioning or operant theory.

Several variations of behavioral treatment methods are used today, often in combination. Understanding and Treating the Pathological Gambler provides a combination of theory and practical solutions for the clinician working with pathological cturer: Wiley.

These two companion books--first-authored by one of the leading clinicians and researchers in the world on pathological gambling--are quite different the materials presented in both books are accurate, easy-to-read, and applicable to every subtype of problem and pathological gamblerThese two books would be excellent starter materials /5(5).

Synopsis. Understanding and Treating the Pathological Gambler provides a combination of theory and practical solutions for the clinician working with pathological gamblers.

The first half of this title discusses the history, theories and evaluation of gamblers and gambling while the second provides clinicians with interventions, based on scientific research, for the cessation of abusive gambling, including strategies for long-term abstinence.

Understanding and Treating the Pathological Gambler is a vital resource for all clinicians working with pathological gamblers and those with addictions. It is also a fascinating read for anyone who wants to learn more about the psychology of by: Terms used to describe behaviors in similar contexts or venues have an influence on how those behaviors are defined and viewed.

Understanding the extent and nature of pathological gambling, as well as its social and economic impact, requires as clear a definition as possible. A discrete, acceptable, and useful definition of pathological gambling would be based on a nomenclature applicable in a.

Understanding and Treating the Pathological Gambler offers a cohesive blend of theory and practical solutions. The first half of this title discusses the history, theories, and evaluation of gamblers and gambling, while the second provides clinicians with interventions based on scientific research for the cessation of abusive gambling.

Self-Discipline: 2 Books in 1 - Rewire Your Brain and Stop Overthinking. Increase Your Mental Toughness, Self confidence and Willpower. How to Develop the Power of Habit and Self Control. Pathological Gambling: Etiology, Comorbidity, and Treatment examines the prevalence and consequences of problem gambling as well as approaches to treatment.

In this comprehensive book, Petry clarifies the current understanding of gambling as a disorder, including its levels of intensity; possible origins in biological, neurological Pages: Problem gambling is on the increase in today's society, with devastating effects on family finances and relationships.

Until now, clinicians had no comprehensive, user-friendly, single source for understanding and treating the condition of pathological by:   Reviewer: Brett C. Plyler, M.D.(Northwestern Memorial Hospital) Description: This book examines pathological gambling and its epidemiology, clinical presentation, prevention, and treatment.

Purpose: The primary purpose is to document the clinical phenomenology, etiology, and treatment of pathological gambling. Audience: The book is written for practicing : Search in book: Search Contents. Math. Syllabus Documents. Welcome to the class. Only two studies of pathological gamblers in treatment have reported an increased prevalence of anxiety among pathological gamblers, yet the numbers are so small that the meaning is questionable: namely, percent in 24 cases of pathological gamblers in treatment (Roy et al., ) and 28 percent in 25 cases of Gamblers Anonymous members.

Pathological Gambling: A Clinical Guide to Treatment is a well written and conceptually engaging book. Regardless of the reader's familiarity with pathological gambling, the book provides concise chapters that summarize the most recent research findings into clinically relevant messages.

Specifically, you will learn: Who is put at risk by gambling, with support given to friends and families Step-by-step recovery techniques OVERCOMING self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical.

Treatment of pathological gamblers: An experimental study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 25, – PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar. Behavioral Therapies.

These types of therapy for pathological gambling are based on the principles of classical conditioning or operant theory. One of the reinforcing properties of pathological gambling is the intermediate reinforcement schedule.

19 Treatment methods that attempt to change this behavior include aversion therapy, imaginal desensitization, and in-vivo exposure with response. That pathological gamblers want to escape from problems, and use gambling to self-medicate intolerable affect, is considered so central that it was made one of the diagnostic criteria (APA, ).

Pathological Gambling: Roots, Phases, and Treatment Article (PDF Available) in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (1) July with Reads. Get this from a library! Pathological gambling: a clinical guide to treatment. [Jon E Grant; Marc N Potenza;] -- This clinician's guide comprises extensive coverage on public health, clinical characteristics and treatment, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology, and interventions for adolescents, adults, and.other scientific areas have dramatically expanded our understanding of mental illnesses and led to changes in the DSM.

HIGHLIGHTS • The definition of pathological gambling (PG) in the DSM-IV (first published in ) is the current diagnostic code. To be diagnosed as a pathological gambler according to the DSM-IV, an individual must meetFile Size: KB.Programs like Gamblers Anonymous (a 12 step program based on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous) can provide strong peer support when you are struggling to let go of compulsive gambling.