Tuesday, May 22, 2007

What is Pathological Gambling?

Today's podcast is the first in our four-part series looking at the DSM-IV-TR diagnosis of pathological gambling. In today's podcast, Jody Bechtold, LCSW, NCGC-II, PC looks at what it is, what it is not, and what are the similarities and differences between pathological gambling and substance use disorders.

Download MP3 [11:43]

Music: Money by Pink Floyd; Viva Las Vegas by Elvis, and Luck be a Lady by Frank Sinatra.

This series on pathological gambling includes the following podcasts:

  1. What is Pathological Gambling? [11:43]
  2. Treatment of Pathological Gambling [27:00]
  3. Thinking Like a Pathological Gambler: Illusions of Control / Chance vs. Skill [8:54]
  4. How to Become a Nationally Certified Gambling Addictions Counselor [27:53]

APA (6th edition) reference for this podcast:

Singer, J. B. (Host). (2007, May 22). What is pathological gambling? [Episode 17]. Social Work Podcast. Podcast retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://socialworkpodcast.com/2007/05/what-is-pathological-gambling.html

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