Pathological gambling secondary to brain trauma
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A 23 year old brain injured male developed a pathological gambling disorder in response to social isolation which resulted from frontal lobe disinihibitory behaviors. The case illustrates the difficulties encountered in management and treatment where an impulse control disorder is superimposed on, and compounded by, organic-based frontal lobe impulsivity.
KeywordsFrontal Lobe Social Isolation Pathological Gambling Impulse Control Gambling Disorder
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