The Psychology of Gambling

Nov 21, 2018

Four in five Americans say they have gambled at least once in their lives. Almost every state in the country offers some form of legalized gambling. Once thought of as a compulsion rather than an addiction, research in the past two decades has dramatically improved neuroscience's working model of how the brain changes when an addiction develops. 

Psychiatrists Dr. Jonathan Schwartz and Dr. Marc Whaley, and psychiatrist Dr. Michael Abruzzese, join host Mindy Todd in The Point studio to discuss the topic.