ch 7 - Gambling can also have a detrimental affect on...

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Sheet1 Page 1 Gambling can also have a detrimental affect on health: cardiovascular problems affect 38 percent of compulsive gamblers, and their suicide rate is 20 times higher than that of the general population. Anxiety, self-doubt, and anger all lead to spending as a way of coping with daily stressors. codependence, a self-defeating relationship pattern in which Enablers are people who knowingly or unknowingly protect addicts from the natural consequences of their behavior. Each year, drug and alcohol abuse contributes to the destruction of families and jobs and to the deaths of more than 120,000 Americans. Drug abuse costs taxpayers more than $294 billion in preventable health care costs, extra law enforcement, vehicle crashes, crime, and lost productivity. United States has fallen by 50 percent in the last 20 years, the past 10 years have shown an increase in the use of certain drugs by adolescents. receptor sites Specialized locations on cell membranes to
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course ALL 101 taught by Professor Grecthem during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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