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GAMBLING VIOLATIONS 8 HOURS

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GAMBLING VIOLATIONS FINAL EXAM
1. People who experience gambling addiction have lower levels of norepinephrine.
2, The behavioral addiction can develop over a period of time ranging anywhere from 10 to 30 years.
3. Escape gamblers tend to prefer the anesthetizing effects of repetitious games of luck like slot machines and bingo.
4. Gambling addiction can be difficult to manage due to the accessibility of gambling.
5. According to an article in Scientific American (2013), it is estimated that gambling impacts the functioning of around 20 million Americans.
6. Those with certain mental health issues such as depression, bipolar, or substance-related issues are at increased risk for gambling addiction.
7. A person's risk for developing a gambling addiction is greater if his or her parents had issues with gambling.
8. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), gambling addiction is categorized alongside substance-related disorders.
9. Gamblers Anonymous calls problem gambling “compulsive gambling” and views it as a progressive illness
10. DSM-5 EXPLAINS Needs to gamble with increasing amounts of money in order to achieve the desired excitement.
11. A PERSON Often gambles when feeling distressed (e.g., helpless, guilty, anxious, depressed).
12. The gambling behavior is not better explained by a manic episode.
13. The Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS) is a 3-item survey designed to help people decide on their own WHETHER THEY SHOULD GET TREATMENT.
14. We learned we had to concede fully to our innermost selves that we are compulsive gamblers. This is the first step in our recovery.
15. Over any considerable period of time we get worse, never better.
16, GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS REQUIRES THAT YOU QUIT GAMBLING IN ORDER TO JOIN GROUP.
17. Gambling in and of itself is not necessarily problematic IS A WARNING SIGN TO YOU THAT YOU HAVE A GAMBLING PROBLEM.
18. Gambling used as an escape from problems or distress.
19. WARNING SIGN: Feelings of elation immediately before, during, or after gambling.
20. WHEN DISCUSSING GAMBLING WITH A PERSON, Avoid blame. When broaching the subject, avoid accusatory statements that put the individual down.
21. While every state bordering Texas, as well as Mexico, has casinos within 50 miles of the Texas border, such establishments are illegal here.
22. Texas Penal Code §47.01(4) provides a hypertechnical definition of “gambling device”.
23. There appears to be a belief among game room operators that as long as they don’t pay out cash, their operation is perfectly legal.
24. Another consequence of the UIGEA is that it has forced poker players to seek other venues, often in private card rooms or clubs.
25. The Texas Attorney General has stated that as long as participants do not risk money or anything of value to try to win any prize, the game is not illegal under §47.02.
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