by: Institute Staff | Aug 23, 2010
Viewpoints, a nationally syndicated public affairs radio program, recently aired a segment about pathological gambling that featured Christine Reilly, executive director of the Institute for Research on Gambling Disorders, and Dr. Mitchell E. Wallick, executive director of the C.A.R.E. Florida addiction recovery center in North Palm Beach, Fla. In the segment, Reilly and Dr. Wallick discussed several aspects of disordered gambling and mentioned the similarities between gambling disorders and other addictive behaviors. They also provided information on various interventions, including Gamblers Anonymous, counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, acupuncture and drugs like naltrexone.
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