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Behind The 8-ball: A Guide For Families Of Gamblers

by Linda Berman And Mary-ellen Siegel

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Written for the millions of spouses, parents, siblings, children, friends, and co-workers of compulsive gamblers who suffer from the often disastrous effects of that person's behavior, this supportive guide will help readers gain a greater understanding of this devastating addiction. It will also provide advice and the financial, legal information necessary to help gamblers reclaim their lives. This comprehensive work is a first step back on the path towards a happier life, free of addiction.

"An excellent step-by-step recovery guide...an excellent plan for recovery—helping the family to understand gambling as an addiction."—Msgr. Joseph A. Dunne, M.P.A., C.A.C., founder and president emeritus, National Council on Problem Gambling

About the Author
Mary-Ellen Siegel, M.S.W., is a lecturer in the Department of Community Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She has authored numerous books in the fields of health, social care and psychotherapy. Siegel is also a psychotherapist in private practice. Linda Berman is a recognized expert in the field of gambling addiction. She earned a master's degree for the Fordham University School of Social Work and maintains a private practice in Westchester County and New York City, New York.



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