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Pathological Gambling: Clinical Guide to Treatment

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Both Dr. Grant and Dr. Potenza, the editors of PathologicalGambling: A Clinical Guide to Treatment, are to be congratulatedfor tackling a condition whose etiology has been variouslydescribed as an addiction, an impulse control disorder, a mooddisorder, and a member of the obsessive-compulsive spectrumgroup of disorders. Their task is further complicated by thenegative stigma assigned to those who gamble to excess. Asstated in the introduction, the main purpose of the book is to describethe clinical background, potential causes, and treatmentoptions for pathological gambling.’ ‹


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Volume: 68

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