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Understanding the Phases of Disordered Gambling

During his studies of disordered gambling, Dr. Robert Custer developed a model for how the condition progresses. Prior to Dr. Custer’s research, the medical community did not view disordered gambling as a condition on the level of severity as other behavioral disorders, like substance use disorders. Thanks to Dr. Custer’s research, the three phases of disordered gambling have been identified. Check out this infographic to see how disordered gambling progresses in individuals who participate in unhealthy gambling activities such as problem sports betting in the Meadowlands in NJ.

If you or a loved one would like more information on the treatment and support options available to those who struggle with unhealthy sports gambling in Marlboro Township, NJ or any other gambling activity, call our free, confidential hotline today.