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Addiction

15 March 2004

Help for compulsive gamblers

Compulsive gamblers may soon be betting on a new treatment for their addiction - antidepressant medication.

Compulsive gamblers may soon be betting on a new treatment for their addiction - antidepressant medication.

The 15 men and women in study were ready to stop their pathological gambling, the researchers say. Most gambled on slot or video poker machines. Their average gambling debt was $30 564 and their age average was 44.

 

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