Addiction

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Player protection and self-help

Most people play for their entertainment. Playing to a reasonable extent and within one's own financial ability is completely harmless. For a small portion of the population, however, gambling is no entertainment, but a serious problem.

What is a gambling problem?

Problem gambling is defined as gambling behavior which causes harm to the existence, the work, the financial situation or the health of an individual or their family. This means that playing for an individual life in the long run is nonconformist and negative consequences. Pathological Gambling is considered since 1980 as an independent mental disorder image in the international classification systems DSM-IV and ICD-10. It is defined as a persistent, recurring and often even increased gambling behavior despite negative personal and social consequences such as debt, breakdown of family relations and impairment of professional development.

When will thus conduct is to be regarded as problematic or addictive behavior?

We would like to emphasize that a diagnosis in terms of problem gambling can only be made by trained specialists. This site offers materials that make it possible to assess one's own behavior and to reconsider.
A particular difficulty with non-substance-bound addictions is that the transition from the desire to addiction is easy to overlook. But there are certain warning signs that may indicate a problem. In the presence of at least five of the following features but a serious addiction problem can not be excluded:

  • The player is heavily occupied by gambling. The thoughts turn constantly to the games.
  • The stakes are getting higher.
  • Attempts to control the play / abandon, are unsuccessful.
  • When trying to cut down, the player becomes restless and irritable.
  • The games used to escape problems or unpleasant feelings.
  • The player is chasing losses
  • Lies about his gambling,
  • Undertakes illegal activities
  • Threatened or lose important relationships or the workplace
  • Relies on that alternate money.

WHO Test

Take also the of the World Health Organization of the United Nations (WHO) developed rapid test to determine your risk potential. Your answers are of course completely anonymous and will not be saved from 1x2-bet.
The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, WHO serves as the worldwide standard for examination of the general health situation as well as diseases and other health problems of the people.

:The first step to change" : self-help toolkit of scientists at Harvard Medical School

Our cooperation and research partner, the Division on Addictions, has implemented its scientific findings in addiction research in a self-help toolkit. The following link takes you to a method developed by researchers at Harvard Medical School side that people should assist with possible gambling problems, to understand existing practices to rethink and develop strategies to help themselves: "The first step to change, a guide to your path to change "(time about 20 minutes).

Self-control and self-protection

1x2-bet offers users various self-protection measures to play responsibly and provides detailed information about these options. We encourage our customers to use these tools. The you see self-protective measures are taken seriously and are valid for the agreed period.

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