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Title Internet addiction : a handbook and guide to evaluation and treatment / edited by Kimberly S. Young, Cristiano Nabuco de Abreu.

Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2011]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.8584 I61IA    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Understanding Internet behavior and addiction. Prevalence estimates and etiologic models of Internet addiction / Kimberly S. Young, Xiao Dong Yue, and Li Ying -- Clinical assessment of Internet-addicted clients / Kimberly S. Young -- Online social interaction, psychosocial well-being, and problematic Internet use / Scott E. Caplan and Andrew C. High -- Uses and gratifications of Internet addiction / Robert LaRose -- Addition to online role-playing games / Lukas Blinka and David Smahel -- Gambling addition on the Internet / Mark Griffiths -- Cybersex addiction and compulsivity / David L. Delmonico and Elizabeth J. Griffin -- Psychotherapy, treatment, and prevention. The addictive properties of Internet usage / David Greenfield -- Psychotherapy for Internet addiction / Cristiano Nabuco de Abreu and Dora Sampaio Góes -- Working with adolescents addicted to the Internet / Keith W. Beard -- Internet infidelity : a real problem / Monica T. Whitty -- Twelve-step recovery in inpatient treatment for Internet addiction / Shannon Chrismore ... [et al.] -- Toward the prevention of adolescent Internet addiction / Jung-Hye Kwon -- Systemic dynamics with adolescents addicted to the Internet / Franz Eidenbenz -- Closing thoughts and future implications / Kimberly S. Young and Cristiano Nabuco de Abreu.
Summary "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"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Internet addiction.
Internet addiction -- Treatment.
Behavior, Addictive -- psychology.
Internet -- utilization.
Behavior, Addictive -- diagnosis.
Behavior, Addictive -- therapy.
Added Author Young, Kimberly S.
Abreu, Cristiano Nabuco de.
ISBN 9780470551165 cloth alkaline paper
047055116X cloth alkaline paper
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