Pathological Gambling – Is it an addiction?

Michael Campos, Ph.D.

In the past few decades gambling has become an increasingly available and socially acceptable activity; however, some individuals who gamble do so in a way that results in severe and wide-ranging negative consequences. Although the majority of individuals who gamble do so without experiencing problems, many people have themselves suffered, or know friends and family members who have suffered dire personal, financial, and social consequences as a result of their gambling behavior. Continue reading “Pathological Gambling – Is it an addiction?”