Internet Addiction A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment
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Internet addiction is an emergent disorder in the psychiatric and psychological fields. This book provides a theoretical framework to understand how to define and conceptualize compulsive use of the Internet from a clinical perspective. With various theoretical models from the psychiatric, psychological, communication, and sociological fields, it explores the prevalence of the disorder and the most addictive or problematic online applications, such as online pornography, Internet gambling, and online games. Evidenced-based treatment approaches are provided as well. A must-have for every clinician.
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/9/2010
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
|About the Editors|
|List of Contributors|
|Understanding Internet Behavior and Addiction|
|Prevalence Estimates and Etiologic Models of Internet Addiction|
|Clinical Assessment of Internet-Addicted Clients|
|Online Social Interaction, Psychosocial Well-Being, and Problematic Internet Use|
|Uses and Gratifications of Internet Addiction|
|Addiction to Online Role-Playing Games|
|Gambling Addiction on the Internet|
|Cybersex Addiction and Compulsivity|
|Psychotherapy, Treatment, and Prevention|
|The Addictive Properties of Internet Usage|
|Psychotherapy for Internet Addiction|
|Working with Adolescents Addicted to the Internet|
|Internet Infidelity: A Real Problem|
|Twelve-Step Recovery in Inpatient Treatment for Internet Addiction|
|Toward the Prevention of Adolescent Internet Addiction|
|Systemic Dynamics with Adolescents Addicted to the Internet|
|Closing Thoughts and Future Implications|