Gambling

 

A Brief Review of Gambling Disorder and Five Related Case Vignettes

April 30, 2015

The loss of control over urges and behaviors may be the central component of gambling disorders, but there is so much more to consider. Individuals with these problems have exponentially higher rates of suicide attempts and completions.

Tipsheet: Pathological Gambling

March 18, 2014

Pathological gambling is a common psychiatric condition that can present with a variety of symptoms. Treatment recommendations available for pathological gamblers, as well as resources for patients and their families in this Tipsheet.

Impulse Control Disorders: Clinical Characteristics and Pharmacological Management

June 02, 2013

Impulse control disorders are common psychiatric conditions in which affected individuals typically report significant impairment in social and occupational functioning, and may incur legal and financial difficulties as well.

The Psychiatrist and the Slot Machine

May 24, 2013

Are there differences in the neuroimaging of persons who just gamble and those who pathologically gamble?