Understanding Gambling Addictions (COD Lesson)

While addictions carry with them financial consequences, gambling addictions focus specifically on the use and misuse of money. This is, like most addictions, accompanied by shame, guilt, and embarrassment and tend to be hidden from family and friends. Mood disorders can influence how severely this addictions impact a person. This lesson reveals the signs and symptoms of a gambling disorder and includes a gambling addiction checklist for self-assessment along with numerous practical ideas to help you control gambling, manage your spending, and resist cross addictions.