Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide

Gambling Disorder

Amanda Sun, , Stuart Tiegel Tiegel, M.S.W.
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DEFINITION

  • Problematic gambling behavior characterized by persistent and recurrent gambling, leading to impairment or distress; previously known as “pathological gambling” [1].

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Last updated: November 21, 2014