Compulsive Gambling Library

  • Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any Change Stick
    Mixing roughly three parts information with one part practical technique for yoking habits to the service of self-improvement, Jeremy Dean’s Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any Change Stick tours ...
  • Are You an Enabler?
    Enabling is a term often used in the context of a relationship with an addict. It might be a drug ...
  • Is Trying To Change an Addictive Habit Worth It?
    Drugs. Alcohol. Food. Exercise. Shopping. Gambling. Attempts to change or fix other people. Trying to make more ...
  • She Bets Her Life
    Mary Sojourner’s She Bets Her Life is a book written for women “trapped in compulsive gambling” and the people who know them. Sojourner’s book is touching in that she herself was once a ...
  • What If Someone I Know Is a Compulsive Gambler?
    Take this short quiz developed by Gamblers Anonymous to find out if you may be living with a compulsive gambler: Do you find yourself haunted by bill collectors? Is the person in question often away from home ...
  • Treatments for Compulsive Gambling
    If you have a gambling problem, call the Gambling State Hotline or Gamblers Anonymous Hotline and enlist the support of others who have the same problem. This is paramount. Many compulsive gamblers go through terrifying experiences ...
  • Symptoms of Compulsive Gambling
    The following signs and symptoms indicate compulsive gambling: increasing the frequency and the amount of money gambled spending the majority of free time thinking about gambling spending an excessive amount of time gambling at the expense ...
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Compulsive Gambling
    I only go on gambling binges periodically. Do I have a problem? Yes, if your binges exhibit out-of-control behavior. Many compulsive gamblers report that although their gambling urge is sporadic, the intervals between binges are ...
  • An Introduction to Compulsive Gambling
    Although gambling does not produce the cognitive or physical impairment associated with alcohol or drug abuse, an obsession with gambling can be just as devastating. Compulsive gambling can destroy social, personal and occupational or educational ...

 

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