Refer to the most recent version of the DSM to answer the following questions:

What defines a gambling disorder?
What are the warning signs for a gambling disorder?
Include at least one scholarly source to support your response. Cite any scholarly references accordingly using in-text citations and a reference list.

This discussion question meets the following NASAC Standards:

4) Recognize the potential for substance use disorders to mimic a variety of medical and psychological disorders, and the potential for medical and psychological disorders to co-exist with addiction and substance abuse.

10) Describe a variety of helping strategies for reducing the negative effects of substance abuse and dependency.

106) Describe principles and philosophies of prevention, treatment, relapse, and recovery.