[automatically translated] Gambling is the oldest and most studied among the addictions without drugs. Present since the most ancient times, over the years has been the subject of much research and several interpretative models (matrix neurobiological, psychodynamic, etc.) Directed to the knowledge of the game - even in its technological variant - as a behavioral addiction (with characteristics conditions craving, tolerance, addiction, withdrawal), etiopathogenesis, to understanding the personality of the player, with a focus on teenage player. They are proposed, in particular, the diagnostic classification of the DSM IV, some guidelines on interpretation of psychodynamic matrix, the Robert Custer model, as well as some of the most important studies on the subject: What are the Blaszczynski studies and Nower.
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|