What is Pathological Gambling?
Pathological Gambling is classified as a more severe
problem in gambling and is considered as an addiction that can cause serious
personal or social consequences. It will also cause mental disorders to the
gamblers as it is an impulse control disorder that is constant and development
of mental illness.
How gambling addiction affects your lifestyle?
As gambling becomes more widespread and more accessible in our society,
pathological gambling is growing as a serious problem. In most instances,
excessive gambling affects a person’s home, social, and professional life and
eventually led to serious financial problem.
Gamblers like to find methods to assume their odds of
There are two main reasons why gamblers think that they can
improve their odds of wining. First, they consider that outcomes are correlated
to previous results. Next, they suppose there are things they can do to improve
Gamblers have difficulty admitting that they have no impact on the game’s
result. Over the years, they have frequently developed a lot of strategies that
they think will help them to play better and won multiple rounds. This is a
Gambling addiction similar as alcoholic or drug addict?
Most compulsive gamblers tend to stick with their idea and they will refuse to
confront to reality easily. And some gamblers compare gambling to the
consumption of drugs. Gambling gives them with pleasure that no other activity
can offer them. When a person has a serious gambling problem, the state of
excitement tends to decrease as he or she continues to gamble. Quite similar to
an alcoholic or drug addict, gamblers gradually need to stake more and more in
order to attain their desired degree of excitement.
The two major reason that gamblers explain for their gambling addiction.
The lure of financial gain and the need to escape daily problems are two major
reasons that often gamblers will explain for their gambling addiction. An
incapability to deal with daily problems or lack of problem solving skills can
also lead to desire for gamblers to escape. In fact, some gamblers also prefer
to run away from their problems rather than searching for a solution.
To win is gambling is mostly based on “Luck.”
Gamblers need to understand the true meaning of luck. Luck is something that you
cannot predict and foresee the outcome. If gamblers are not able to foresee the
outcome, why do they still gamble and bet on it? It is because, they want the
“Hope” in winning, and there is no guarantee that you will achieve what you want
when you can’t even predict the outcome. “The more you put in hope, the more
disappointed you will be.”
Addiction in gambling can make you isolated from family and friends.
By obsessing in gamble, gamblers will tend to face their
isolation and loneliness when their family and friends distance from them.
Because they have no common interest with the gambler or because they couldn’t
no longer tolerate the regular demand for money and the delay in settlement of
Gamblers need to identify their root causes. What causes them to gamble?
When gamblers start to gamble, they will disconnect from
their daily problems, they will feel that it is a way to escape their problem.
Gamblers must admit that they have a problem and find their root causes. If they
are not able to identify the problem beneath them, they will not move towards
the second step to solve it.
Is there any proven effective method to cure gambling addiction?
Yes, there is. Gambler must be really committed if they wanted to quit gambling.
They can apply these
effective methods taught from the
audio program to change their destiny moving towards their desire lifestyle.
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