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Author Petry, Nancy M.

Title Pathological gambling : etiology, comorbidity, and treatments / Nancy M. Petry
Edition First edition
Published Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2005]
©2005

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Description x, 417 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Foundations for understanding. Introduction -- Terminology, prevalence rates, and types of gambling -- Assessment -- 2. Etiology. Demographic correlates -- Comorbidity of disordered gambling and other psychiatric disorders -- Neurobiology and genetics -- 3. Research on interventions. Pharmacotherapies -- Recovery without professional interventions -- Therapy for families and significant others -- Psychoanalytic and psychodynamic treatments -- Early behavioral treatments -- Cognitive biases and cognitive therapy -- 4. A treatment model -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy -- Brief and motivational interventions -- 5. Conclusions. Prevention: focus on gambling in youth and young adults -- Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-388) and indexes
Subject Compulsive gambling.
LC no. 2004014279
ISBN 1591471737
9781591471738