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Mindfulness as a Treatment for Behavioural Addiction

This study is an analysis of several case studies and accouts of Mindfulness being used as a treatment for a variety of behavioural addictions, including Compulsive Gambling. Mindfulness itself has its roots in Buddhism and several distinct techniques within the philosophy are used successfully with behavioural addictions. Many of these have been identified as also being useful with chemical addictions as well; for example, the method of acknowledging cognitive processes and seeing them as a passing phenomenon.