Addictive Behaviors: Assessment and Treatment
A special issue of Behavioral Sciences (ISSN 2076-328X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 July 2015) | Viewed by 445933
Interests: behavioral addictions; Internet gaming disorder; Internet addiction disorder; pornography addiction; involvement of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal and endocrine axes in behavioral addictions
This Special Issue addresses current methods of assessing and treating addictive behaviors, such as alcohol and substance abuse disorders, gambling disorder, Internet gaming disorder, Internet addiction disorder, pornography addiction, and addictive uses of technology and mobile devices. The most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5 (DSM-5) acknowledges only gambling disorder and alcohol and substance abuse disorders as formal diagnoses. Additionally, the DSM-5 lists Internet gaming disorder in the appendix as a disorder requiring additional research and future consideration for inclusion in the DSM. This Special Issue aims to assemble the current research and academic papers addressing the assessment and treatment of addictive behaviors. Articles appropriate for this issue include theoretical critiques, literature reviews, empirical studies, and case reports.
Prof. Dr. Andrew Doan
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