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Gambling Addiction

The Growing Concern of Gambling Addiction in the Era of Legal Sports Betting

With each state’s legalization of sports betting comes an inevitable surge in calls to gambling addiction hotlines.

Are Loot Boxes Leading to Gambling Addiction?

Loot boxes are bonuses in video games that provide gambling-like rewards and appear to be contributing to gambling problems.

March Madness: America’s Out of Control Smartphone Gambling Addiction

Have state governments sold their own citizens out for a slice of the fortune being spent on smartphone gambling?

Delay Discounting and Behavioral Addiction

Delay discounting is a measure of impulsivity that has been linked to gambling addiction, eating addiction, and internet addiction.

The Effectiveness of Internet-Based Treatments for Gambling Disorders

Internet-based treatments for gambling disorders are surprisingly effective. Third post in a series.

Are There Any Effective Treatments for Gambling Disorder?

What does the scientific literature say about treatments for gambling disorder?