By Namrata Raylu

This booklet is a therapy handbook delivering counsel for therapists treating consumers with playing addictions.

In this ebook the authors use a cognitive behavioural method and supply a consultation via consultation advisor for overcoming challenge playing. crucial issues lined include:

  • assessment and psychoeducation
  • cognitive behavioural thoughts to stabilize gambling
  • identifying and hard considering errors
  • relaxation and imaginal exposure
  • problem fixing and target setting
  • managing adverse feelings
  • relapse prevention: preserving a balanced way of life and dealing with excessive possibility events

A Cognitive Behavioural remedy Programme for challenge Gambling offers targeted details to aid the therapist and shopper comprehend playing behaviours, in addition to useful suggestion on ideas that may be used with the buyer to alter those behaviours.

This sensible advisor comprises handouts and routines that may be downloaded through buyers of the print variation. it's going to offer invaluable advice for dependancy counsellors and therapists worldwide.

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Thus, the following chapters in this book will take the CBT approach to treat problem gambling. It is presented in a manual format to help mental health workers to use the book as a tool for the treatment of problem gamblers. 1 Aim The aim of this session is to obtain enough information about the client to develop an individualized case formulation and treatment plan. It also aims to assess the client's goals, strengths and weaknesses. Before treatment begins the client can also be provided with a treatment rationale and plan.

3). Thus, it may be that development and maintenance of gambling is related to endorphin activity. Manowitz, Amorosa, Goldstein and Carlton (1993) found that plasma levels of uric acid increased over time during gambling, indicating that an increase in uric acid levels may be related to the psychological activation (arousal or activity level) that occurs during gambling. 3 Sociological factors A number of sociological factors have been found to be related to gambling. Although problem gamblers are a very varied group, higher rates of gambling occur among some groups, including unemployed individuals as well as individuals with low socioeconomic status and low education levels (Raylu & Oei, 2002).

History of abuse (sexual, physical and verbal). Childhood death of parent or unrelated grief. Low levels of school and family connectedness during childhood.

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