Treatment with Medications


Pharmacological treatment of symptoms related to gambling addiction has an important role in the patient’s overall care plan. Central features of DSM V, “Gambling Disorder” are depression, impulse control and cravings. This page is especially for physicians, advanced practice nurses, researchers and others who are interested in peer reviewed literature on gambling addiction. Please select “Reading Room” from the drop down menu above or click here to view abstracts. Visit frequently as news is loaded regularly.

The Georgia Council works with and has only identified a few psychiatrists and addictionologists with special  interests in treating gamblers. Please message us below if you are interested in networking with the council to treat gamblers.

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  • Alpharetta Gambling Bust

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