Compulsive Gambling Disorder

Compulsive Gambling Disorder

It is a mental disorder in which there is irresistible urge to keep gambling even it take the risk of your own life.

Gamblings define as that you’re ready to risk your things in the hope of getting better than present.

It is an addictive problem which is worst than alcohol and drugs and resistance to treatment.


Gambling include the following signs  and symptoms:Gambling Compulsive Disorder Symptoms Causes Treatment

  • Anxiety (feeling restless and irritable)
  • Trying to cope up your lose by losing more money
  • Lying to your close one about your activities
  • Hide your extent of involvement from your family
  • Asking financial help from others

Major cause of gambling is still unknown but it is assumed that there is a big role of environmental, biological and genetic factors in gambling compulsive disorder.


Following are the complications of gambling compulsive disorder:

  • Legal problems
  • Poor work performance
  • Financial problems
  • Relationship issues
  • Poor health

Gambling is a addictive disorder it is very difficult to prevent it after involving in it but educational and psychological treatment would help you better.


If find any signs and symptoms of this disorder in yourself then you should immediately ask help from your primary physician and treat your symptoms, your doctor would ask you some questions like:

  • Ask questions about your friends circle
  • Ask questions about your medical history
  • Do a psychological assessment

This disorder is very difficult to treat because people take long time to recognise that they have a mental issue. But there is a good chance to get rid of this if you have a supportive family and friends.

Treatment approaches included:

  • Self-help
  • Therapy
  • Medications
Lifestyle and Home Remedies
  • Eat healthy food
  • Spend time with your family
  • Focus on your goals
  • Do meditation
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