Gamblers Anonymous and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for Pathological Gamblers Article DOI:
Cite this article as: Petry, N.M. J Gambl Stud (2005) 21: 27. doi:10.1007/s10899-004-1919-5
Numerous types of treatments for pathological gambling have been described, but two of the most common are Gamblers Anonymous (GA) and cognitive-behavioral therapy. This paper describes some outcome data associated with the two approaches. It also reviews evidence suggesting that a combined intervention may enhance therapy engagement and reduce relapse rates.
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