Ethical Problems of Gambling

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Ethical Problems of Gambling

By | May 2011
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Ethical Problems of Gambling

An addiction to gambling can be as alcoholism and drug addiction.

Gambling is a chronic though gradual condition that occurs when an individual is unable to

control the impulse to participate in gambling,‭ ‬regardless of the impact that it may have on one‭’‬s life.

The disorder frequently leads to stress,‭ ‬extensive debt,‭ ‬a gradually worsened gambling problem especially if the procedure is left untreated.

Although gambling has a clear financial effect,‭ ‬it is fundamentally an emotional issue.

The precise cause of gambling addiction is unknown,‭ ‬but both the environment and genetics has a major contribution factor.

Gambling traits are often similar to the symptoms of substance abuse.

The noticeable signs of a compulsive gambler are as follows:‭ ‬lying to hide the problem,

‭ ‬developing an obsession with gambling,‭ ‬avoiding problems,‭ ‬borrowing from others to finance‭

gambling,‭ ‬destroying personal or professional relationships,‭ ‬trying to win money,‭ ‬and feeling‭

irritable or uneasy while attempting to stop.

Compulsive gambling can ruin relationships and cause massive debt.‭

Felony crimes are said to have been committed sometimes with compulsive gamblers.

Attempted and possible suicides have been noticed in the roles of depressed gamblers.

Related complications are anxiety,‭ ‬loss of employment,‭ ‬heart attacks,‭ ‬and drug abuse.

Some have also lost their homes and cars due to their financial situations.‭

Divorce has been an issue with some compulsive gamblers.

Men,‭ ‬adolescents,‭ ‬elderly,‭ ‬disabled,‭ ‬and others with mental disorders are known to have gambling addictions.

Overall,‭ ‬anyone that has ever gambled,‭ ‬has a‭ ‬50%‭ ‬chance of becoming a compulsive gambler.

Gambling is a distraction for most people.‭ ‬Most families with a gambler,‭ ‬often plans a family vacation.‭

Often he or she ventures off to the nearest casino or race track to get...

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