Gambling Addiction

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A disorder of impulse control in which a person makes wagers of various types—in casinos, at horse races, to book-makers—which compromises, disrupts, or damages personal, family, or vocational pursuits
Management Gamblers’ Anonymous, a 12-step program modeled after Alcoholics’ Anonymous; no phramacologic intervention has proven successful
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At the meeting former Galway player Alan Kerins made the shock revelation more than 100 inter-county players had sought support for a gambling addiction.
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