PATHOLOGICAL GAMBLING

an impulse-control disorder marked by continual, maladaptive wagering, generating substantial interpersonal, occupational, or money-related troubles.

PATHOLOGICAL GAMBLING: "His wife warned that she would leave him if he didn't seek help for his pathological gambling problems."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PATHOLOGICAL GAMBLING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathological-gambling/ (accessed March 28, 2020).
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