Gambling is a pathological gambling and gambling addiction. Uncontrolled trade on the stock exchange called cryptocurrency dependence (not to be confused with kleptomania – a tendency to hide thoughts and intentions, to do of all the secrets), is equal to ludomanii and treated with similar methods. How to determine that a person is addicted to cryptocurrency, described in this material.
What cryptocurrency dependence differs from games of chance
Trading cryptocurrencies is accompanied by access to a set of analytical data, which are divided into global analysis and graphics. The data are available – the Internet is regularly updated with reviews and articles about the future of cryptocurrencies. Charts and graphs give a false sense of control, which is not gamblers. Last click on the button in the hope of good luck. The trader loses his investment the result is a false alarm or their own failed assumptions, and the player knows that he is not lucky. Trader returns to trades in the hope to correct his mistake, and the player with every new approach to roulette hopes to increase chance to win.
Sitting all day at a computer, the trader makes a profit or loses money. This activity deprives him of communication with the real world and enter into a state of obsession. Tend to it and gamblers. They are not as important as the profit, how much repetition of certain actions, inducing a state of emotional recovery.
Cryptocurrency addiction > Forex-dependency > gambling addiction
The niche is sports betting, like trading, is regularly replenished by new recruits. Sport is one of the most popular topics for discussion, and most people visited sections or are active athletes. Received the minimum amount of knowledge and skills gives the illusion of control over the outcome of various events. More advanced analysts learn deep statistics and use special software. And those and others are betting on the basis of available information, but can rely solely on the gain provided by the odds the bookmaker. Such a ceiling is not in stock trading is never exactly known what percentage of profit it can give.
Even brighter are the prospects of trading of cryptocurrencies, as they have already given thousands of x’s in the shortest period of time. This fact connects cryptotrading with the opportunity to get rich without having thousands of dollars at the start. Trading of Fiat can be compared with the trading of cryptocurrencies as the dependence on marijuana and heroin.
Dependence on cryptocurrency – only subspecies ludomanii
The relationship of cryptotanshinone, gambling and sports betting seen on the forums ludomanov. Given the abbreviated history of one of the forum users ludomah.ru:
The guy is 26 years old, is presented as Amir. He has a complete family with her daughter, grandmothers, grandfathers and great-grandmothers. The guy is a workaholic from an early age and for the past 7 years working in a Bank. Earns 36000 rubles + extra unstable income. With 17 years of playing poker, betting $10. The first was a victory, but then followed a series of defeats. The guy has blocked all the accounts for 5 years and quit poker.
Then Amir drew attention to a friend who earned good money on bets with odds of 1.4 to 2. Tried to bet 500 rubles and all went well until, until he stumbled on the same BC for the games fool, 21, etc. borrowed money from relatives in bitcoin (at the moment 135000 rubles + 40000) for trading on the exchange. Along the way, the study of cryptomeria guy was looking for algorithms to bypass the logic of the computer game “the Fool”, but the machine was smarter. As a result, the Amir lost all trusted money.
Then members sold his car and purchased the cryptocurrency to continue trading. The part left to wager in the game of “21”. In the result merged everything, including salary. Had to borrow another 15000 R for accommodation, but they were also lost.
The author of the history writes that he feels completely defeated, demoralized, have no idea what’s going on with him and how to deal with it. Amir has an unpleasant external and internal state, can not look into the eyes of loved ones – a complete deadlock. He realizes the gravity of what is happening, realizes that he must return the money of the family, car and confidence. Even more it presses the fact that the lost cryptocurrency at the time of writing the post in December 2017 has already cost more than 400 000 RUB.
Symptoms dependence on trade cryptocurrency
Signs are different from symptoms ludomanii only an object of dependence. Many of the listed symptoms is also consistent with substance abuse.
Waste unreasonable amount of time to trade cryptocurrencies at the expense of other sorts of activities. Lack of exercise, poor personal hygiene and nutrition. When you remove from cryptocurrency trading there is anger, mood swings, depression, sleep problems, nervousness. Lies in regard to the frequency and involvement in trading friends and family members. The emergence of large debts. The development of poor self – esteem- for example, labeling yourself as a “loser”. Social isolation, problems with career and the loss of close friends.
However, some symptoms can be logically justified patients:
Waste of time due to the constant need to monitor the stock market. There are cases when a person subconsciously wishes to look at the charts, gaining satisfaction from their work, although in many cases it can be successfully replaced stop-loss and bots.
Social isolation due to the need of spending time monitoring the market. Past good relations with friends often breaks the patient himself because he was ashamed of his actions or he feels inferior in the company on the successful comrades.
Poor hygiene comes from the fact that there is no reason to look decent – to get out of the house required only for the trip to the store. At constant loss of money the person becomes almost still as he looks about sports, he also forgets. Interestingly, sport is very often helps to clear the brain, but the disease seems to be specially repulsive from physical activity.
Man may understand that he is ill, if starts to lie. If lie didn’t, then he is either not sick, or admit his addiction. Awareness of the disease almost never comes without a loss of large sums of money.
Dependence on cryptocurrency curable in Russia
In such cases, the clinics offer outpatient therapy sessions, which are held at least once a week.
The patients used cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy. Patients need to limit the management of their finances and access to tools for the trade: computer, phone, etc. In the end, the patient himself must recognize that he is sick and develop a new approach to life.