Defining Gambling Disorder in the DSM-5 Posted On

In 2013, the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders recategorized gambling disorder.

Problem Gambling Among College Students Posted On

Many studies suggest that the rate of problem gambling in college students is alarmingly high, with one stating it affects as many as six percent of students. That’s more than double the rate of the general population.

Gambling Addiction in the Military Posted On

You may be surprised to learn that active members of the military and veterans are vulnerable to problem gambling and the consequences of addiction.

Seniors & Problem Gambling: The Hidden Addiction Posted On

Gambling addiction knows no social or economic boundaries, and studies have shown that addiction rates are currently rising for seniors. As the baby boomer generation begins to move to retirement, experts believe this number will continue to rise, which presents a major socioeconomic problem that is likely to only get worse.