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Gambling addiction — an update for clinical practice

Of the process addictions, which are all undergoing growth in Ireland, gambling is one of the most complicated, with services for this addiction currently grossly inadequate, writes Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Colin O’Gara Ireland, like the rest of the world, has experienced vast increases in internet usage and broadband quality.

The key to living longer? It’s all about having some fun

Growing old disgracefully and having fun may well be the key to a long life according to a new study, which has found that sustained enjoyment of life over several years in older age is associated with lower mortality.