CRST 311 Addictive Behavior and Gambling

This course will provide students with information on addictive behaviors that a small percentage of casino guests develop related to their gambling. Topics covered include history of gambling, language of the gambler, recognition of problem and compulsive gamblers, alcohol, drugs, cultural aspects, family involvement, ethical issues, and intervention on the problem gambler. Also covered are treatment programs, and how they work for problem gamblers.