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September 2012

Problem Gambling and Cognitive Distortions

Gambling distortions in Problem Gamblers Many studies have supported the presence of distorted gambling amongst problem gamblers. Below we have listed some of the more common cognitive distortions (thinking errors) that act to maintain gambling, even when the negative consequences of gambling are becoming apparent. We will over the next couple of days introduce one …
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‘Food addiction’ may be fuelling obesity crisis ….

Daily mail published an article yesterday highlighting the relevance of Food Addiction as a potential underlying problem to the growing rates of obesity. Experts compare the disorder to individuals who compulsively gamble or steal. Food addiction is still not recognised as a diagnosable conditions, however this article mentions that Psychiatrists around the country are changing …
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