Typically 2 or 3 days is enough to occupy your mind and stop thinking of gambling as the only option to relax. To find out more about EdgeFund and other EdgeFund products, please visit our website. When you’ve visited one of our sections, hitting the back button on your browser will direct you back to this ToC. In the previous section, we discussed gambling addiction as a distinct addiction, known as an activity addiction. Psychologists call this the Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual Model of addiction. So, each of these four aspects contributes to the development of gambling addiction. There is no single cause of gambling addiction. Many factors contribute to gambling addiction. They can be classified into four major categories. These four categories are 1.) biological causes, 2.) psychological causes, 3) socio-cultural causes, and 4) spiritual causes.