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Case of the Sleepless Slot Machine Supplicant: Bipolar Disorder and Pathological Gambling

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About the Course:

Pathological gambling can both mimic and co-occur with other mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder. This case study addresses clinical issues regarding the diagnosis of pathological gambling within the context of bipolar disorder symptoms.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Case of the Sleepless Slot Machine Supplicant: Bipolar Disorder and Pathological Gambling created by Bruce Ballon

Journal/Publisher:

Journal of Gambling Issues

Publication Date:

Issue 14, September 2005

Course Material Author

Bruce Ballon
Bruce Ballon is associated with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Bruce Ballon authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about bipolar disorder and pathological gambling. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Discuss the symptoms, clinical definition, and variations of bipolar disorders.
  2. Describe the interrelationship between bipolar disorder and pathological gambling.
  3. Identify questions the clinician must answer to determine the proper diagnosis for clients exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder and pathological gambling.

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Course Number 101346
  • 1 CE credit hour
  • NBCC: 0.5 CE credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $5.97
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