"Ten years in the making, this brief program results in substantial reduction or elimination of gambling in up to 80% of individuals completing the treatment. While this program must be carried out under the guidance of a skilled clinician trained in its use, the strategies and exercises described in the treatment approach offer the best hope yet for those suffering from this problem."
"In an era of increasing concerns about gambling related difficulties, it is gratifying to see an evidence base emerging that can direct the treatment of these problems. Providers and patients now have effective maps to guide the treatment of gambling disorders. This workbook smartly includes homework activities that enable participants to monitor their progress [This book is] a very important contribution and I highly recommend Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling, Workbook..."
- David H. Barlow, Ph.D.
"Dr Ladouceur and his colleagues at Laval University have extensive experience in the study of pathological gambling and its treatment with behavioral therapies. The cognitive-behavioral treatment he describes in this book remains one of the few empirically supported treatments for pathological gambling. The Therapist Guide and Workbook are easily accessible and readily applicable to use in clinical settings."
- Howard J. Shaffer, Ph.D., C.A.S.
Editor, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors; Associate Professor and Director, Division on Addictions, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School
- Marc N. Potenza, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Problem Gambling Clinic at Yale, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine