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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
History of Problem Gambling : Temperance, Substance Abuse, Medicine, and Metaphors.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Ferentzy; Nigel E Turner
|Notes:||Major Events in the History of Gambling and Problem Gambling.|
|Description:||1 online resource (183 pages)|
|Contents:||The History of Problem Gambling; Preface; Contents; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: The History of Gambling and Its Intersection with Technology, Religion, Medical Science, and Metaphors; 2.1 Gambling, Luck, and Rituals; 2.2 The History of Gambling; 2.3 Probability Theory; 2.4 Gambling Devices and Technology; 2.5 The Turbulent Relationship Between Religion and Gambling; 2.6 Gambling, Problem Gambling, and Professional Gambling; 2.7 The Meaning of Metaphor; 2.8 Metaphoric Categorization and the Disease Model; References. Chapter 3: Pathological Gambling as an Idea: What Does It Mean?3.1 Pathological Gambling: An Idea Based on Real Harm; 3.1.1 DSM-IV-TR Symptoms; 3.1.2 A Rose by Another Other Name: Sorting Out Nomenclature; 3.1.3 Prevalence; 3.1.4 Crime; 3.1.5 Organized Crime; 3.1.6 Substance Abuse, Mental Illness, and Dysfunction; 3.1.7 Summary; 3.2 Substance Addiction as a Model for PG; 3.3 PG and the Addiction Model; 3.4 Pathological Gambling Explained: Assorted Models, Causal, and Descriptive; 3.5 The Reality of PG: Identifying the Disorder; References. Chapter 4: Pathological Gambling up to the Early Twentieth Century: Sins, Disease Metaphors, and Early Efforts at Medicalization4.1 Changing Perceptions; 4.2 Tales and Warnings in the Nineteenth Century; 4.3 Early Medicalization of PG: An Overview; 4.4 Precedents for Three Kindred Designations: Impulse Control Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Addiction; 4.5 Esquirol and Monomania: The Science of Losing Control; 4.6 The Science of Drunkenness; References; Chapter 5: Early to Middle Twentieth Century: Psychoanalysis and Drug Addiction; 5.1 Introduction: PG and Psychoanalysis. 5.2 The Demonized Drug Addict5.3 The Development of an Opiate Addiction Concept: Alcohol, Denial, and the Need for Ascendancy; 5.4 Opiate Addiction: Confession of Hidden Identities; 5.5 The Science of Opiate Addiction: Psychopaths and Derelicts; 5.6 Changing Social, Medical and Scientific Perceptions: Strategies Without Conspiracies; References; Chapter 6: The Pendulum Swings Back; 6.1 Silkworth and AA: Alcoholism as "Allergy"; 6.2 Learning Theory; 6.3 Medicalization of PG in the Later Twentieth Century; References; Chapter 7: Current Situation and Future Directions. 7.1 Ongoing Rapport Between Problem Gambling and Substance Use Disorders7.2 PG Today: A Greater Awareness of Cultural Determinants and Conceptual Ambiguity; 7.3 A Resilient Medical/Disease/GA Conception; 7.4 The Public Health Model; 7.5 An Emerging Conception: Implications for Future Directions; 7.6 PG and Other Addictions: Negative, Positive, or Both?; 7.7 Socioeconomic Roots of PG; 7.8 PG's Place in a Complex Diagnostic Schema; 7.9 The Ideology of Hitting Bottom: A Relic from the Twentieth Century?; References; Chapter 8: Concluding Discussion; References; Appendix: Historical Timeline.|