Compulsive Gambling Disorder
Alternate Names : Pathological Gambling
What can be done to prevent the condition?
There is no known prevention for compulsive gambling.
What are the long-term effects of the condition?
Compulsive gambling disorder often leads to:
isolation from friends and relatives
large financial debts
loss of employment
What are the risks to others?
In a family where one member has compulsive gambling disorder,
financial ruin can result. However, this condition is not catching.