Essays Tagged: "gambling addiction"

Pathological Gambling (Compulsive Gambling), a medical disorder.

Gambling is becoming more and more popular in today's society as it is gradually becoming more legal ... untries. However this may seem to bring no threat to most people, there does exist a disease within gambling that targets a significant number of people and is the result of gambling addiction. Like m ... a significant number of people and is the result of gambling addiction. Like many other addictions, gambling is one that can lead to a medical disorder known as compulsive gambling or medically known ...

(3 pages) 121 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Online Casinos

Online gambling should be made completely illegal or be more rigidly controlled because it promotes addicti ... great potential for criminal abuse, and has become a growing problem on college campuses.Compulsive gambling is a serious addiction that affects many people. While it may seem abrasive to consider it ... eem abrasive to consider it a serious disease, one must realize that the consequences of compulsive gambling can dwarf that of any other addiction. People have been known to lose their entire life's s ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Should we legalized gambling?

For most people, gambling does not start as a problem but a good thing. It is fun and a form of harmless entertainmen ... aspect of people's lives especially when they become pathological (compulsive) gamblers. Compulsive gambling's consequences can be as tragic as those of alcohol and drug abuse. Pathological gambling c ... drug abuse. Pathological gambling can destroy morality, cause good people to enter crime to pay off gambling debts. It can also make people become poorer and poorer, corrupt political system at all le ...

(5 pages) 56 0 2.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Is gambling a true addiction? An exploratory essay

"Is gambling as addictive as drugs?"I caught initial interest in researching gambling addiction after wa ... oney they must be making with such a business with endless customers. When it comes to the issue of gambling addiction, it is possibly comparable to what tobacco companies do, feed off addiction till ... ibly comparable to what tobacco companies do, feed off addiction till there is nothing left to take.Gambling comes in many forms; from the harmless bet between your brothers or the occasional lottery ...

(5 pages) 70 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Understanding Sexual Addiction and Possible Treatments

e things, sex addicts frequently exhibit other indulgent or addictive behaviors such as drug abuse, gambling addiction, alcoholism or eating disorders, just to name a few.The goal of this paper is to ...

(7 pages) 64 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology