9 Signs That You Have a Gambling Problem

Addiction is stealthy, nasty and unpredictable. In reality there is no reliable defense against addiction besides abstinence — don’t start drinking, drugging or gambling in the first place and nothing bad can happen. But human beings will always engage in a certain amount of risky behavior, putting themselves in the crosshairs without fully considering the…

Age When Gambling Began, Not Gender, Best Predictor for Gambling Disorder

People with gambling disorder have a non-substance-based behavioral addiction that manifests as seriously dysfunctional participation in at least one type of gambling activity. Current research indicates that, among those individuals seeking treatment for their condition, women typically develop gambling problems in a pattern that’s distinctly different from the pattern usually found in men. In a…