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Shaffer, Howard

Change Your Gambling, Change Your Life: Strategies for Managing Your Gambling and Improving Your Finances, Relationships, and Health

Shaffer, Howard - Change Your Gambling, Change Your Life: Strategies for Managing Your Gambling and Improving Your Finances, Relationships, and Health, ebook

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A research-based guide to controlling the destructive urge to gamble

From Howard Shaffer, PhD, a noted expert on gambling addiction, and Harvard Health Publications comes Change Your Gambling, Change your Life, a landmark new book which explains how gambling problems are related to other underlying issues: such as anxiety, mood fluctuation, difficulty with impulse control, and substance abuse problems. Dr. Shaffer offers a series of self-tests to help evaluate the degree of gambling problem and analyze the psychological and social context of the behavior, with specific strategies and approaches for ending the problems with simple tools that anyone can do.

  • Explains why many people have a problem controlling their urge to gamble and how that can be corrected
  • Includes a toolbox of resources for anyone who wants to stop the vicious cycle of gambling
  • Offers advice for avoiding slips and preventing backslides and how to deal with the consequences

With candor and expert advice, Change Your Gambling, Change Your Life provides proven techniques for controlling the urge to gamble.

Keywords: Addictions, gambling addiction, gambling problem, pathological gambling, help for gambling addicts, How to stop gambling, research on gambling addiction, toolbox for gambling addicts, techniques to end gambling addiction, test to show if you are a gambling addict, why someone becomes a gambling addict, Howard Shaffer, Harvard Health, Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School, Harvard

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Harvard Health Publications
Page amount
272 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118171035
Printed ISBN
9780470933077

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