Understanding and Treating the Pathological Gambler

Synopsis

Understanding and Treating the Pathological Gambler provides a combination of theory and practical solutions for the clinician working with pathological gamblers. The first half of this title discusses the history, theories and evaluation of gamblers and gambling while the second provides clinicians with interventions, based on scientific research, for the cessation of abusive gambling, including strategies for long-term abstinence and relapse prevention.

• Written by a world renowned expert on the subject

• Provides a balanced combination of theory and practical solutions

• A must for anyone involved in the treatment of pathological gamblers