By Diane Rae Davis, Ph.D.
Up-to-date, guided support to help women with a gambling problem achieve the rewards of a hopeful life, free of addiction.
Today, more than five million women in the United States struggle with problem gambling, and this number continues to increase as casinos, online card rooms, and other venues continue to multiply.
This groundbreaking book offers women the support they need to face this debilitating problem and take the necessary steps to regain control of their lives. Providing information on preventing relapse, finding support groups, and healing relationships with loved ones, the author presents the most up-to-date research and methods for treatment to help women gamblers:
- identify what makes them vulnerable to addiction
- recognize the costs and consequences of gambling behaviors
- see what it means to “hit bottom”
- determine how to begin and continue on the road to recovery using a virtual toolbox of techniques
Each section of this user-friendly guide highlights real success stories of women who have gone through the same issues and treatment strategies, and who have discovered the rewards of beating a gambling problem and reclaimed hope for their lives.
248 pages. Softcover. 2009.