Best Possible Odds: Contemporary Treatment Strategies for Gambling Disorders (Hardcover)

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An estimated 3-5% of all individuals who gamble will become compulsive gamblers. This invisible addiction can be financially and emotionally devastating to both the gambler and his/her family. This timely clinical manual explains why gambling is on the rise and the factors which distinguish recreational and compulsive gamblers. Mental health professionals will learn how to assess and treat compulsive gamblers using a variety of interventions: behavior therapy, inpatient treatment, family therapy, and 12-step programs.

About the Author


William G. McCown and Linda L. Chamberlain are the authors of Best Possible Odds: Contemporary Treatment Strategies for Gambling Disorders, published by Wiley.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780471189695
ISBN-10: 0471189693
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: March 13th, 2000
Pages: 260
Language: English