Pathologic Gamblers

Some articles on pathologic gamblers:

Reward Dependence - Relationship To Clinical Disorders - Relationship To Addictive Behaviors
... Pathologic gamblers with an addictive personality have been linked to high RD scores ... Meanwhile, pathologic gamblers seem to turn to gambling as a way to cope with depressive feelings and lack of positive experiences in life ... Pathologic gamblers would potentially benefit from interventions targeting early relief of depression symptoms and replacement of the activity and joy once prompted by gambling ...