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2011-12-06 08:00:00

Mental Health Therapist and Substance Abuse Counselor Michael J. Salas introduces Vantage Point Counseling Services, which is located in the Uptown area of Dallas. Salas provides counseling services for help with depression, anxiety, and relationship issues, as well as problems with substance abuse, alcohol abuse and pathological gambling. Salas stresses that his services are welcoming and safe to gay and lesbian clients. He also reports that Vantage Point can provide substance abuse and DWI...

2011-11-01 12:30:00

Data from the Florida Council on Compulsive Gamblingâs (FCCG) HelpLine for the past year (2010/2011) reflects an increase of over 18% in contacts over the previous year, further substantiating the growing need for problem gambling education and prevention programming for Floridians. (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 Data from the Florida Council on Compulsive Gamblingâs (FCCG) HelpLine for the past year (2010/2011) reflects an increase of over 18% in contacts over the...

2011-06-29 18:02:19

Research finds connection between impulsivity and superstitions in pathological gamblers Research led by the University of Cambridge has found a link between impulsivity and flawed reasoning (such as believing in superstitious rituals and luck) in problem gamblers. Studying compulsive gamblers who were seeking treatment at the National Problem Gambling Clinic, the researchers found that those gamblers with higher levels of impulsivity were much more susceptible to errors in reasoning...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.