Problem gambling is an urge to gamble continuously despite harmful negative consequences .... activity, poor diet and overall well-being. The study links problem gambling to a myriad of issues affecting relationships, and social stability.


Apr 16, 2014 ... Anyone who gets caught up in the downward spiral of problem gambling finds only too soon that the negative impact on his or her life can be ...


Nov 1, 2017 ... Harmful gambling can have crippling financial and social effects on the ... Despite the lack of progress from government on the issue there have ...


Approximately 10 million people in the United States live with a gambling addiction problem. A gambling addiction occurs when a person continues to gamble ...


However, the impacts of problem gambling can be more than losing money. ... in maintaining relationships and a lack of motivation to engage in social activities.


Nov 1, 2014 ... Gambling problems affect the functioning of family and intimate ... feelings, and less participation in social and recreational activities (Ciarrocchi ...


online discussion group, Gambling Issues International, who provided many ... they create massive social problems through increases in problem gambling.


March/April 2013 Issue. The Growth of Legalized Gambling — A Professional Wake-Up Call By Christina Reardon, MSW, LSW Social Work Today Vol. 13 No.


Gambling addiction can have negative consequences to almost all aspects of our society. Even if you are not a problem gambler, there is a chance that your life ...