Online gambling addiction
Online gambling addiction: Introduction
Online gambling addiction: Online gambling addiction refers to the excessive amounts of time and money spent on online gambling. When the person attempts to reduce the amount of time and money spent on the activity they suffer withdrawal symptoms such as irritability and anxiety. The preoccupation can cause problems with finances, relationships and even with work performance.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Online gambling addiction is available below.
Symptoms of Online gambling addiction
- Anxiety if access to computer denied
- Persistent need to spend excessive amount of time on the computer gambling
- Persistent need to spend excessive amount of money on the gambling
- Neglecting other duties
- Forgoing social activities in order to gamble online
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Online gambling addiction
Treatments for Online gambling addiction
- Cognitive behaviour therapy, Support group, Counselling, Psychotherapy, Medication - may be needed to treat anxiety or depression
- Recognition of the problem by the patient
- Behavioural and cognitive based psychotherapy
- Support groups such as Gamblers Anonymous - structured along the lines of Alcoholics Anonymous
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Online gambling addiction:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Online gambling addiction?
Online gambling addiction: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Online gambling addiction:
- Deterioration of social relationships
- Deterioration of family relationships
- Reduced self-esteem
- Deterioration in work performance
- Financial problems
- more complications...»
Causes of Online gambling addiction
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Online gambling addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Online gambling addiction
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,
it...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been
overlooked...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose...read more »
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Online gambling addiction: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Online gambling addiction: Rare Types
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Online gambling addiction: Broader Related Topics
Types of Online gambling addiction
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