Gambling Disorder

by Helen Farrell, MD

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    The lecture Gambling Disorder by Helen Farrell, MD is from the course Control Disorders.

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    1. It is more common in women than men.
    2. Less than 10% of adult gamblers develop a gambling problem.
    3. Increased incidence of mood disorders, anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder is seen with gambling.
    4. Gambling is defined as placing something of more value at risk with the hope of gaining something of greater value.
    5. The increased prevalence could be caused due to the continued growth in the gambling industry
    1. No attempts to limit, cut back or stop gambling.
    2. Escaping from problems or relieving dysphoric moods through gambling. .
    3. Restlessness or irritability seen when attempting to cut down or stop gambling.
    4. Lie to family members, therapists or others to conceal the extent of gambling.
    5. Jeopardize or lose significant relationships due to gambling.
    1. Winning, progressive losses, desperation.
    2. Progressive losses, winning, desperation.
    3. Winning, progressive winning, progressive losses.
    4. Desperation, winning, progressive winning.
    5. Progressive winning, anxiety, desperation.
    1. Rationalization
    2. Intellectualization
    3. Projection
    4. Idealization
    5. Regression

    Author of lecture Gambling Disorder

     Helen Farrell, MD

    Helen Farrell, MD

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