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Gambling

The act of wagering on an event or a game of chance in which the outcome is uncertain. This includes card games such as poker or bets on sporting events. In U.S. tax, all gambling income, regardless of where or how it was obtained, is taxable income and must be reported to the IRS. Professional gamblers may deduct all gambling losses against gambling income, but casual gamblers may only do so up to the amount of their gambling income.
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So to this extent one could argue that behavioural and neuropsychological evidence has consistently demonstrated that there is an association between pathological gambling and risky-decision making.
Table 4 presents the results of the screening and diagnostic instrument of problem gambling and pathological gambling for the past year.
105) The DSM-5 reflects this characterization, removing pathological gambling from the group of impulse-control disorders.
The sample comprised individuals with pathological gambling, a psychiatric condition that is highly comorbid with ASPD.
They found that 11 percent of the gambling relatives had pathological gambling themselves compared to 1 percent of the control relatives, which means that the odds are about eight times higher in gambling families for pathological gambling to run in those families compared to control families.
2010) identified at least four types of pathological gambling patients according to personality variables.
Prevalence of pathological gambling in Switzerland after the opening of casinos and the introduction of new preventive legislation.
The 20-item SOGS is a widely used gambling screen based on the DSM-III (American Psychiatric Association, 1980) and DSM-III-R (American Psychiatric Association, 1987) criteria for pathological gambling.
He strongly argued that it would not be until the industry effectively responded to and managed problem and pathological gambling behaviors among patrons that the blanket of acceptance and legitimacy would come to cover commercial gaming.
In attempting to integrate the biological, personality, developmental, cognitive, learning theory and environmental factors leading to pathological gambling, Blaszczynski and Nower (2002) proposed three subtypes of gamblers: behaviourally conditioned, emotionally vulnerable and those possessing impulsive traits.
Key Words: Drinking Games, Binge Drinking, Problem and Pathological Gambling

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