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A psychiatric condition that is highly prevalent in individuals with substance use disorders and pathological gambling, and also linked to impulsive behaviors, is antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) (APA 2000).
He thinks that clinicians and health care providers should be alerted to the fact that if they see a person with pathological gambling, that person is highly likely to have a close relative with similar or the same problem, he added.
to treat pathological gambling and no clear guidelines are currently available.
Prevalence of pathological gambling in Switzerland after the opening of casinos and the introduction of new preventive legislation.
Eadington or his contributions to: commercial casino gaming economic and market policies and development; the importance of problem and pathological gambling and its adverse social and personal costs; or to the opportunities presented by his conferences for networking, intellectual stimulation, rigorous debate, and directing interdisciplinary attention to a significant global and growing business and recreational industry.
They are both based on the diagnostic criteria used for determining pathological gambling as per the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders--IV-TR (American Psychiatric Association 2000).
A literature review by Crockford and el-Guebaly (1998) found the highest co-morbidity of pathological gambling with substance use disorders and they hypothesized that the similarity in the settings of alcohol, drugs and gambling was one of the possible reasons.
According to most prevalence studies, the rate of pathological gambling in the general population likely ranges between 1 -2% (see Petry, 2005, for a review).
States with strong problem gambling service systems in place prior to building additional gambling venues are best able to prevent increases in pathological gambling prevalence rates (Volberg, 2001).
The prevalence and correlates of DSM-IV pathological gambling in the national comorbidity survey replication.
Geriatric nursing and psychiatric practitioners and researchers describe the subspecialty and future of the field; cultural differences; mental health promotion; the treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety, psychosis, and substance abuse; and issues such as delirium, dementia, family caregiving, disordered sleep, pathological gambling, elder mistreatment, end of life, and social, health and long-term care programs and policies.
Because the trial was designed nearly 10 years ago, the investigators might not be able to analyze their results for some of the issues that have arisen more recently in Parkinson's disease research, such as the dopamine dysregulation syndrome (including pathological gambling and impulsivity).

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