Tag Archives: Gambling

Can You Really Become Addicted to the Internet?

Can You Really Become Addicted to the Internet?

New study finds many college students are addicted to the Internet Imagine what it would be like not to have access to the Internet or your cell phone for 24 hours. To me the idea sounds wonderful; for many college students, however, such an idea sounds perverse. According to a University of Maryland study released last year,[…]

Is Gambling Addictive? What do addicted gamblers look like?

Is Gambling Addictive? What do addicted gamblers look like?

Casino gambling, unlike drinking, has no redeeming social value. The new American Psychiatric Association diagnostic manual, DSM-5, scheduled for publication in May 2013, for the first time specifies that an activity not involving a substance can be addictive – namely compulsive gambling. Of course, Charles O’Brien, who heads DSM-5’s Substance-Related Disorders Work Group, had to jump through intellectual and scientific[…]

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