Gambling and gaming addiction

Gambling addiction

Gambling has one of the highest suicide rates in the world

Gambling is one of the most destructive habits in the world. It doesn’t destroy your liver. It won’t give you lung cancer. Even after a real bad run of bad luck. You can be reasonably sure that you won’t be stretchered away, having expired with a mouth full of vomit. No harm done. It’s only money that is the belief

Experts of addiction point out that problem gamblers are subject to is a mix of messy contributing factors and associative disorders. “We’ve known for along time that problem gambling is not a standalone issue,” says Dr. Rachel Volberg, President of Gemini Research, which conducts gambling-related studies. “Problem gamblers are likely to have other substance abuse issues, usually alcohol and tobacco. Depression and anxiety are also prevalent among problem gamblers.”

In terms of the gambler’s tendency toward suicide, however, these factors serve only to cloud the issue. The most reliable killer of people with gambling problems can be summed up in a single word: debt. Because once negative equity enters the picture, gambling addiction moves into a category of its own.

Research

There is now plenty of research that shows more scientific evidence for hypnotherapy than any other complementary therapy by using hypnosis.   Enough studies have now accumulated to suggest that the inclusion of hypnotic procedures may be beneficial in the management and treatment of a wide range of conditions and problems encountered in the practice of medicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy.

Studies

Success Rate for Smoking Cessation 90.6% successful:  Using Hypnosis University of Washington School of Medicine, Depts. of Anesthesiology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2010 Jul;49(3):257-66. Barber J.

87% Reported Abstinence From Tobacco Use   With Hypnosis  Performance by gender in a stop-smoking program combining hypnosis and aversion. Johnson DL, Karkut RT. Adkar Associates, Inc., Bloomington, Indiana. Psychol Rep. 1999 Oct;75(2):851-7. PMID: 7862796 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

81% Reported They Had Stopped Smoking After Hypnosis  Texas A&M University, System Health Science Center, College of Medicine, College Station, TX USA. Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2004 Jan;52(1):73-81.

Patients using Hypnosis, Twice As Likely To Remain Smoke-Free After Two Years  Guided health imagery for smoking cessation and long-term abstinence. Wynd, CA. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 2001; 37:3, pages 245-250.

Hypnosis More Effective Than Drug Interventions For Smoking Cessation  Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, OH 43210, 2003 USA Descriptive outcomes of the American Lung Association of Ohio hypnotherapy smoking cessation program. Ahijevych K, Yerardi R, Nedilsky N.

Hypnotherapy Most Effective Says Largest Study Ever:  3 Times as Effective as Patch and 15 Times as Effective as Willpower. Hypnosis is the most effective way of giving up smoking, according to the largest ever scientific comparison of ways of breaking the habit. University of Iowa, Journal of Applied Psychology, How One in Five Give Up Smoking. October 1992. (Also- republished New Scientist, October 10, 2013.)

Statistics for Addictions

  • Significantly More Methadone Addicts Quit with Hypnosis. 9 4% Remained Narcotic Free A comparative study of hypnotherapy and psychotherapy in the treatment of methadone addicts. Manganiello AJ, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 1999; 26(4): 273-9.
  • A  77 Percent Success Rate for Drug Addiction Intensive Therapy with HypnosisUtilizing Hypnosis in the Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders. Potter, Greg, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, Jul 2004.
  • Raised Self-esteem & Serenity. Lowered Impulsivity and Anger  American Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy (a publication of the American Psychological Association) 2004 Apr;46(4):281-97

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