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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.

2011-11-01 12:30:00

Data from the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling’s (FCCG) HelpLine for the past year (2010/2011) reflects an increase of over 18% in contacts over the previous year, further substantiating

2011-06-29 18:02:19

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.

2011-06-02 22:53:53

Psychology researchers at the University of Alberta have found an interesting wrinkle in the decision- making process people use when gambling: People confronted with risky choices respond differently when they rely on past experiences, rather than when they just focus on the odds of winning or losing.

2011-05-19 11:38:24

A new paper by University of Calgary psychologist Dr. David Hodgins says the proliferation of gambling opportunities around the world, particularly online, is increasing the visibility of gambling disorders and giving access to people who previously had no exposure to gambling opportunities.

2011-05-12 00:00:48

On May 20, 2011, Beit T’Shuvah, by many standards the most successful gambling treatment center in California, will hold a seminar to discuss the benefits of reorganizing the treatment of the gambling addict in the criminal justice system.

2011-05-09 14:45:08

Fifty years after legalization, the UK's betting shops are attracting a new type of customer.

2011-03-30 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With many upsets during the first few rounds of March Madness, and many disappointments in bracket picks, there is great concern for problem gamblers during this time of year.


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The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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