An addiction is a behavior that is pursued in spite of harmful or negative consequences. This behavior can be taking a drug like alcohol or tobacco, or engaging in an activity like over-eating or gambling. The underlying mechanisms of addiction are similar in both drugs and behaviors, and while a behavior such as gambling may not pose immediate physical risks like a drug, the consequences of addiction can be just as devastating. Problem gambling is an issue that can quickly spiral out of control and has the potential to leave a life in ruins…

Gambling Addiction

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