TITLE

Juego patológico, depresión y trastorno de personalidad: caso clínico en una mujer joven

AUTHOR(S)
Capetillo-Ventura, Nelly; Jalil-Pérez, Sarith
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Revista Biomedica;may-ago2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Introduction. In recent years pathological gambling has become a significant societal problem, with a clear clinical impacts on the afflicted. Pathological gambling (ludopathy) is a chronic and progressive disease involving a consistent lack impulse control and an irrepressible desires to participate in gambling. Many studies have found high comorbidity rates between pathological gambling and affective disorders. Ludopathy has also been exhibited through a wide range of disorders and various clinical symptoms, which eliminates establishing a single homogeneous personality profile for these patients. Clinical case. This article reports a case of a young woman with pathological gambling disorder and her associated comorbidities. Discussion. Recently, dual disorders have been studied in the scope of addictive behaviours. In this paper, we emphasize the importance of detecting comorbilities, diagnosing disorders, and determining effective multifactorial treatment.
ACCESSION #
97356252

 

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