Change Your Gambling, Change Your Life: Strategies for Managing Your Gambling and Improving Your Finances, Relationships, and Health
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A research-based guide to controlling the destructive urge to gamble
From Howard Shaffer, PhD, a noted expert on gambling addiction, and Harvard Health Publications comes Change Your Gambling, Change your Life, a landmark new book which explains how gambling problems are related to other underlying issues: such as anxiety, mood fluctuation, difficulty with impulse control, and substance abuse problems. Dr. Shaffer offers a series of self-tests to help evaluate the degree of gambling problem and analyze the psychological and social context of the behavior, with specific strategies and approaches for ending the problems with simple tools that anyone can do.
Explains why many people have a problem controlling their urge to gamble and how that can be corrected
Includes a toolbox of resources for anyone who wants to stop the vicious cycle of gambling
Offers advice for avoiding slips and preventing backslides and how to deal with the consequences
With candor and expert advice, Change Your Gambling, Change Your Life provides proven techniques for controlling the urge to gamble.
ASIN : 0470933070
Publisher : Jossey-Bass; 1st edition (March 6, 2012)
Language : English
Paperback : 256 pages
ISBN-10 : 9780470933077
ISBN-13 : 978-0470933077
Item Weight : 11 ounces
Dimensions : 6.1 x 0.72 x 9 inches