What is a Gambling Addiction?
Gambling addiction is repeated problematic gambling behavior that causes significant problems or distress in all aspects of life. Like drugs, alcohol, shipping, sex, Internet hoarding and gambling, triggers the brain’s reward system to produce more dopamine which leads to the development of tolerance and eventually into the development of the gambling addictions.
Gambling is a Process Addiction
Gambling addiction is a process which tends to increase over time and have the ability to destroy lives. Often times negative consequences of the negative behavior is not notice until it is too late or impossible to quit. Although treating a gambling addiction can be challenging, living a life without gambling is possible.
NC Problem Gambling Program (NCPGP)