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    Effects Of Gambling

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    Gambling Away Your Wellbeing Gambling is a very serious problem that can lead to many lasting effects for not only the gambler, but also for the people close to him or her. There are many different levels of gambling, each one coming with different levels of consequences. Some Americans say it helps the United States through its economic effects, but statistics show otherwise. Gambling addictions can be hard to understand for people who are not affected by it because, like depression, it can become a problem of the brain. Although it is a hard thing to deal with, gambling addiction can be overcome with the love, help, and support from loved ones. Gambling is a subtle serpent in the lives of many people around the world which people need to look out for more carefully because it can have varying degrees of social, personal, and psychological effects on those which it preys on, sometimes not seen until it is in a deadly state. Gambling is very often hard to define and categorize because it affects people in different ways and to different extents. There isn’t one set in stone way to define gambling, but it is best described as “putting something of value at risk on an outcome that is due to chance” (Fong). Gambling was not considered to be…

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    in the U.S with a reported gambling problem. The severity of the addiction differs, but it has ruined lives and continues to do so. Gambling addicts are not only harming themselves, but also their families. The question is why people get addicted to gambling in the first place. Research shows that gambling addiction is caused by a combination of someone’s neurological composition and several outside factors,…

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    The gambling activities themselves are clearly motivated by economic goals as opposed to recreational gambling, and the social scene reflects this as well. Two characters went on to the casino floor with the goal to win mass amounts of money whether it was to pay for a fake child, or to get out of debt. While only one of the two attempts proved to be lucrative, the gambling aspect shows both of the characters winning more than $100000 each. The apparent luck of both characters drew an audience…

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    Classification Of Gamblers

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    When I thought of the word “gambling” I considered it to be someone who has a serious problem spending money. In fact it really has nothing to do with the money, it why they do it, how it makes them feel while they are doing it .When you step into a game room the atmosphere is surreal and filled with stagnant smoke. The games just sit and get lost in their own thoughts it is almost like they are in a trance. They puff on their cigarettes, push the button and wait for the win. While many of these…

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    thoroughly for gambling addiction as the disorder escalates due to more states legalizing gambling (Dowling, Jackson, Thomas, 2008). Studies have shown that different methods of therapy, along with certain medications help treat this disorder. (Arehart-Treichel, 2005). The practices that show to be best are cognitive and behavioral interventions. A main component prevalent in those with a gambling disorder is that they lack a control over their impulses and they act on gambling urges. (Dowling,…

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    Gambling In China Essay

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    establishment such as casinos are illegal in main land China, many international students are spoiled by the opportunities they have in the US to engage in gambling. In fact, gambling problems among…

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    Pathological gambling is a psychological disorder and Medline Plus a trusted site that gives out educated information to the general public on diseases and conditions says “Pathological gambling is similar to a drug addiction and alcoholism.” Writer for Medline Plus Andrea Reuter says “Gambling addiction, also called compulsive gambling or pathological gambling, is an irrepressible urge to gamble, regardless of the negative impact that gambling may have on your personal, professional or…

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    discusses the implications of internet gambling in the United States and how banning/prohibiting it is not going to work here. He goes on to explain that many professionals believe that the high availability and ease of use of the internet will increase the number of individuals addicted to online gambling overall. However, recent studies have shown this is not the case for most Americans who gamble online at a mild or moderate level. He also mentions how easy it is to track usage and to do…

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    Why I Want To Be A Wiccan

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    picking someone with a gambling problem out of that same crowd? Gambling is an addiction that usually flies under the radar. It starts on your first visit to a casino, for many, this happens when you come of age. During this outing to the casino you may do either one of two things; win or lose. Many people will go home happy regardless of their financial status, however many others will not be so easily satisfied. A gambler may double their money during their first visit to the casino and be so…

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    Goals Of Gambling

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    setting goals not to gamble, but this is often useless. The people that have true gambling addictions are unable to adhere to goals that involve abstinence. It takes too much effort and doesn’t deal with the route problem. This article cannot help you deal with the route problems, but it will help you see goals for what they are, so that you do not fall into the same mind traps that so many other addicts have fallen into. Using Goals To Recover From A Gambling Addiction There are four…

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