Because treatment tends to be individually focused, most family members of pathological gamblers never receive the care they need.
Another limitation is that it focused on people with relatively minor gambling problems - only four of the participants were classified as pathological gamblers.
As indicated in the literature, probable pathological gamblers in adolescence are at risk of becoming adult pathological gamblers, especially when they participate in a variety of gambling activities.
I think that's one of the reasons that the home run derby has become such a pathological obsession over the last couple of seasons.
A score of five or more categorizes the participant as a ‘probable pathological gambler’, three or four as a ‘problem gambler’.
Haemorrhoids result from the pathological changes in prolapsed anal cushions.
The author claims that historical, iconographic, pathological , physical, and chemical evidence points to inauthenticity.
However, in the U.S., such decisions have increasingly become pathological obsessions, as men become more and more subject to unattainable body ideals.
To understand causes of compulsive gambling or pathological gambling, it is useful to explore causes of impulse control disorders.
But, most people with a pathological obsession with ‘race’ are not in asylums, so we must address them as a component of our everyday lives.