Pathological Gambling: A Clinical Guide to Treatment / Edition 1

Pathological Gambling: A Clinical Guide to Treatment / Edition 1

by Marc N. Potenza
     
 

This volume discusses how to diagnose pathological gambling and provides the tools to do so. Here 32 experts detail the clinical phenomenology, etiology, and treatment of pathological gambling, highlighting the current clinical approaches most likely to lead to early identification, symptom remission and improvement maintenance.

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Overview

This volume discusses how to diagnose pathological gambling and provides the tools to do so. Here 32 experts detail the clinical phenomenology, etiology, and treatment of pathological gambling, highlighting the current clinical approaches most likely to lead to early identification, symptom remission and improvement maintenance.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585621293
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Public Health and Epidemiology. Gambling and the public health. Epidemiology. Part II: Clinical Characteristics. Clinical characteristics. Categorization. Adolescents and young adults. Older adults. Gender differences. Part III: Etiology. Behavioral understanding. Biological basis for pathological gambling. Part IV: Prevention and Treatment. Prevention efforts and the role of the clinician. Prevention and treatment of adolescent problem and pathological gambling. Cognitive and behavioral treatments. Pharmacological treatments. Screening and assessment instruments. Appendixes. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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