Gambling and Impulsive Buying: Behavior or Addiction?
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 8, Number 6, September 2020
Marc N. Potenza, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Potenza has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Dr. Potenza, an expert in behavioral addictions, defines gambling disorder and compulsive shopping. We explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted gambling and shopping behaviors, and how to approach these disorders in the clinic.