bet-at-home co-operates with:
Self-tests and advice can also be found on the website of the Federal Center for Health Education: www.check-dein-spiel.de
According to the international classification system DSM-IV-TR, compulsive gambling is persistent and recurrent maladaptive gambling behaviour.
The main characteristics of gambling addiction are:
- Before the match: The person concerned falls into a state of excitement and stress.
- During and/or after the match: The person concerned experiences a satisfying feeling of relaxation.
Pathological gambling is a form of non-substance related abuse. For the first time in 1991, the World Health Organisation (WHO) incorporated compulsive gambling into their international classification of mental disorders.
Compulsive gambling is a complex disease that is influenced by several factors. The contributing factors include, among other influences, social environment and individual tendencies, which may be genetic or psychological.
We would like to emphasise that a diagnosis in regards to problematic gambling behaviour can only be made by qualified experts. There are many organisations that are familiar with the topic of gambling and addictions. They offer counselling services for those affected and/or their relatives.
Protection of minors
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Should you personally or someone you know require professional help, please contact the following organisations directly:
Cologne Centre for Gambling Addiction
Krefelder Straße 5
Tel.: +49 (0)221 13 68 72
Tel.: +43 662 87 40 30
Landesstelle Glücksspielsucht in Bayern
Tel.: +49 89/ 55 27 359 0