Although for many a few bets on the Grand National constitutes a bit of fun, for others it can be another contribution to a spiralling problem.
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So often we see headlines discussing the disturbing levels of addiction within society, whether it’s worries about the amount of alcohol we drink or the fact that nearly one in three adults has admitted taking an illegal substance in their life, as highlighted in The Guardian.
The signs, symptoms, and nature of addiction with insight from Priory's Lead Addiction Therapist and a Consultant Psychiatrist
Addiction can affect anyone, whatever their race, gender or socio-economic status and it’s estimated that there are around 1.6 million people dependent on alcohol alone here in the UK.
Brazil’s 2014 World Cup is fast approaching and a recent poll by the Priory Group has revealed that the use of Roulette Wheel bets, known as Fixed Odds Betting Terminals or FOBTs, is likely to increase during the tournament.
What makes gambling become an ‘addiction’ and what are the signs and symptons to look for? Dr Paul McLaren of the Priory Hospital Hayes Grove explains.
The Priory Hospital in Glasgow has established an innovative weekend programme to help people combat problem gambling.