authors:Jon E. Grant, Suck Won Kim
published in: 2007
summary: The article focuses on the clinical assessment and management of pathological gambling (PG). According to the findings of studies, co-occurring conditions that are common in people who are pathological gamblers include depression and anxiety disorders. Several drugs that have been examined as treatment for PG, such as opioid antagonists and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), are mentioned. Also noted is that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been used in the treatment of such gambling behavior.
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type: online article
publisher: Psychiatric Times
original language: English
article pagination: start page: 12 - end page: 14
- ISSN: 08932905
keywords: anxiety disorders , cognitive therapy , compulsive behavior , compulsive gambling , gambling behavior , mental depression , opioids , serotonin uptake inhibitors
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