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Cognitive Training for the Treatment of Addictions Mediated by Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

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Department Psychology and Social Sciences, Universidad Católica Luis Amigó, Medellín 050034, Colombia
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Department Communication, Advertising and Design, Universidad Católica Luis Amigó, Medellín 050034, Colombia
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Future Internet 2020, 12(2), 38; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi12020038
Received: 15 October 2019 / Revised: 13 November 2019 / Accepted: 15 November 2019 / Published: 14 February 2020
This work constitutes a narrative review of the state of knowledge and advances in the intervention and treatment of addictions through the use of information and communication technologies, considering the growing demand for virtuality-mediated strategies that facilitate the approach of problems of public health such as addictions, which increase considerably year after year. To this end, the reader will be provided with a current overview of the drug use trend; subsequently, a conceptualization of the concept of addiction and its understanding from a neurobiological perspective and, finally, the progress in terms of intervention processes and therapeutic approach will be presented; which will imply an approach to the concept of e-health and rehabilitation mediated by information and communication technologies (ICT). View Full-Text
Keywords: addictions; cognitive retraining; information and communication technologies; neurorehabilitation addictions; cognitive retraining; information and communication technologies; neurorehabilitation
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Restrepo, S.; Rincón, D.; Sepulveda, E. Cognitive Training for the Treatment of Addictions Mediated by Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Future Internet 2020, 12, 38.

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