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Bitcoin problem? A new clinic offers cryptocurrency rehab


Added 05-30-18 12:17:02am EST - “Castle Craig Hospital in Peeblesshire, Scotland, has opened a new clinic offering help to those addicted to trading forms of alternative currencies. A spokesman from Castle Craig, Rupert Wolfe Murray, said they've been fielding calls…” - Theblaze.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theblaze.com: “Bitcoin problem? A new clinic offers cryptocurrency rehab”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Castle Craig Hospital in Peeblesshire, Scotland, has opened a new clinic offering help to those addicted to trading forms of alternative currencies.

A spokesman from Castle Craig, Rupert Wolfe Murray, said they’ve been fielding calls from all over the world inquiring about services related to their cryptocurrency addition program.

Trading addiction is often likened to gambling addiction. The hospital said in a press release: “Cryptocurrency users can get hooked by the volatile fluctuation of prices online which creates a ‘high’ when they buy or trade a winning currency.

“This can be exciting but also addictive and, like gambling addiction, can be financially disastrous.”

Behavioral addiction professor Mark Griffiths, of Nottingham Trent University added, “Addiction to cryptocurrencies is a sub-type of online day-trading addiction, ” and echoed, “I see these as akin to gambling addiction.”

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