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According to Criminal Procedure Law of Turkey, “Gambling defined as a game which is played with the intent to earn money and profit or loss of which depends on chance is a name given for redistribution of possessions without production of winner and loser sides on the basis of venturing intentionally.
Contemporarily, it has a wide range of games of chance presented as means for recreation, entertainment and relaxation. Gambling is an addiction which has a good deal of psychological and financial harms to person, family and society.
This pathological addiction has to be treated as a public health problem because the effect of this destructive addiction for family is not limited to an individual. It is possible to treat this disorder. These people should be directed to drug addiction treatment centres because drug addiction treatment models are frequently implemented in the treatment of pathological gambling addiction.
It is possible to accomplish with treatment programmes prepared according to a person. For this, gambling addiction must be first accepted by a gambler as a pathological disorder.