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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...»

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
  • Medications
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Online gambling addiction:

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
  • Depression
  • Deterioration in work performance
  • Financial problems
  • more complications...»

Causes of Online gambling addiction

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Online gambling addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Online gambling addiction: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Online gambling addiction

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Online gambling addiction: Rare Types

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More information about Online gambling addiction

  1. Online gambling addiction: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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