Behavioral treatment of trichotillomania: A case study Kurt D. Michael ABSTRACT Once considered a rare clinical condition, trichotillomania is now recognized as a psychological disorder that is more prevalent than previously thought. The behavioral treatment of a 21-year old college woman with a longstanding history of chronic hair pulling is.
Introduction: Gambling disorder (GD) is a major public health concern with currently no validated and efficacious treatments approved. In this single case study, we report the short- and long-term.
Gambling Disorder. What is Gambling Disorder? Gambling disorder involves repeated problematic gambling behavior that causes significant problems or distress. It is also called gambling addiction or compulsive gambling. For some people gambling becomes an addiction — the effects they get from gambling are similar to effects someone with alcoholism gets from alcohol.
Alcoholism Addiction - A Case Study of an Alcoholic When one realizes that no matter how much they may know about theoretical drug problems and alcohol problems, it is still possible to be staring in the face of a full on alcoholic and not know it until after the fact.
Studies of adolescents lend weight to the idea that problem gambling and substance use disorders are in many cases functions of an underlying behavioral disorder (problem behavior syndrome and conduct disorder), predictably marked by factors such as impulsivity, low parental supervision, and deviant friends.
Rationale: Several different types of therapy are used to treat gambling disorder, including cognitive behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy, group therapy and family therapy (American Psychiatric Association, 2016) As recent, there is no FDA approved pharmacotherapy for gambling disorder. But, pharmacotherapy approaches for problem gambling can be effective when directed toward the patient.
Gambling disorder deserves to be treated just like any other addiction Pathological gambling is a serious health problem that has attracted plenty of political and media attention over the years, but no national agreement has yet been reached on NHS involvement. A 2014 paper for the Royal College of Psychiatrists on the need for NHS treatment of problem gamblers described the illness as a.
Case Study: Major Depressive Disorder The New Kid Danielle is 16-year-old high school student who recently moved from a small town in Minnesota to Santa Barbara, California. Danielle’s lacrosse coach referred her to the school psychologist because he was concerned about her sad affect and withdrawn behavior over the past month. Although Danielle is a good player, and has been on the lacrosse.