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Gambling and Addiction

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Transcript of Gambling and Addiction

Tayna

Gambling
/Behavioral
addiction

What is

addiction
Until recently gambling was seen as a moral failure rather than an addiction.
Can someone be
addicted

to gambling?
When does someone seek
help
for the
addiction
?
Why is

gambling

in the

DSM-5

as an

addictive

disorder now than previous years?
Is Gambling an Addiction?
Comparing
culture
,
gender
, and
age
Environmental

triggers
Rates of gambling participation and problem and pathological gambling have been increasing with the recent increase in availability of legalized gambling options.
How
prevalent
is it?
By: Tayna Pena, Michael Ramón, Jesse Pangelinan, and Cassie Secor
Biological Basis
Proximity to casino increases risk of problem gambling.
Addiction as defined by Psychology Today (2015)



It starts in the brain...

In a random survey sample of 526 gamblers in Ontario Canada, the most frequently mentioned reasons for acknowledging an addiction were:

Relationship issues
Financial issues


It was originally under the category Impulse-Control Disorders
Differential Diagnosis
Non-disordered gambling
Video
Comparing gambling in the U.S. to another country
Do's
and
Don't s
for Partners of
Problem Gamblers
Common
intervention
for
social workers
What is gambling?
Jesse (Story/ comparison) Short Video


Types of gambling
Reasons for gambling
Consequences

of

gambling
Criteria
DSM-5
Assessing severity of
addiction
Mild
:
Meets 4-6 of the criteria
Areas of psychosocial, health, and mental health functioning may be adversely affected by gambling disorder.


Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
(CBT) is one of the most common intervention employed by social workers and others in the helping profession.
www.gamblersanonymous.org
A core feature is generally accompanied by a diminished control over the behavior and an anticipatory urge or craving state prior to the engagement in the behavior.
General Population rate: 0.2% - 0.3%
Lifetime rate: 0.4% - 1.0%
Females: 0.2%
Males: 0.6%
African Americans:

0.9%
Caucasians:

0.4%
Latinos:

0.3%
(DSM5 pg. 587)
Now under the category Non-Substance-Related Disorder
An increase in Evidence showing similar biological responses as most common drugs used
It Interferes with the life process (work, school, relationships, health, etc...)
It gives pleasure but the continued use or act becomes compulsive.
Moderate
:
Meets 6-7 of the criteria
Is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance or engages in an activity.
Severe
:
Meets 8-9 of the criteria
Biological cont...
Problem gambling increases release of dopamine in the brain (Fong, 2005).
Health is impacted due to the lack of sleep and poor nutrition (Fong, 2005).
Problem gamblers are more likely to have a relative who struggles with problem gambling as well (Brown, 2014).

To solve money problems
To relax after a stressful day
to numb unpleasant feelings, not think about problems
To be more social, overcome shyness or isolation
To provide excitement, get a rush of adrenaline
www.heldguide.org
(DSM-5).
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Cultural differences
Gender differences
Age differences
Biochemical causes are linked to problem gambling.
Problem drinking increases someone’s chances to develop a problem with gambling.
Comorbidity between substance addictions and problem gambling.
Dopamine is released as a reward system for the brain during drug use or an intensely pleasurable experience (Psychology Today, 2010).
Dopamine in the brain is said to have a large effect on addictive behavior.
Substance
addiction
VS
Similarities



Problem gambling is recognized as a more cognitively based disorder than substance dependence or abuse
Physical signs of drug addiction are absent in behavioral addiction (ex, presence of psychopathologies/ depression, substance dependence or withdrawal)
Differences
Telescoping
A proportion of individuals with problematic gambling and substance addictions don't believe they have a problem
As with substance abuse use behaviors, there exists a spectrum of gambling.
"...risking something of value, usually money, on the outcome of an event decided at least partially by chance." (SAMHSA, 2014)
(www.problemgambling.ca)
(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)
Other medical conditions
Personality disorders
Manic episode
Keeping the definition of gambling in mind, there are many ways of gambling!
Poker
Horse racing
Lottery
Scratch offs
Sports
Animal fighting
Slots
Dice
Stock Market
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