Behavioral Addictions: DSM-5 (R) and Beyond

  • Nancy Petry
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This book explains the rationale for changes in the DSM-5 (R) related to incorporating behavioral addictions alongside substance use disorders; it also illuminates the significance of including the construct of behavioral addictions in this widely used psychiatric diagnostic manual. The chapters herien describe eight behaviors often considered addictions, including gambling disorder, internet gaming disorder, internet addiction, food addiction, hypersexuality, shopping addiction, exercise addiction, and tanning addiction. Also examined are prevalence rates in epidemiological samples, risk factors, and promising treatment approaches. The result is an easy-to-use resource and guide for clinicians, students, and researchers.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Behavioral Addictions ; Chapter 2: Gambling Disorder: The First Officially Recognized Behavioral Addiction ; Chapter 3: Internet Gaming Disorder: A New Behavioral Addiction ; Chapter 4: Internet Addiction: A Future Addictive Disorder? ; Chapter 5: Hypersexual Disorder ; Chapter 6: Compulsive Shopping as a Behavioral Addiction ; Chapter 7: Exercise Addiction: Diagnosis, Psycho-biological Mechanisms and Treatment ; Chapter 8: Food Addiction ; Chapter 9: Addicted to UV: Evidence for Tanning Addiction ; Chapter 10: Conclusions and Future Directions to Advance the Science and Clinical Care of Behavioral Addictions
"[T]his book provides a concise overview, understanding, and potential treatment approaches for a number of compulsive behaviors which result in significant disability for many individuals." -Doody's Health Sciences
Uitgavejaar 2015
ISBN 9780199391547
Verschijningsdatum 24 sep. 2015
Omvang 256
Redactie Nancy Petry
Auteur(s) Nancy M. Petry
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels
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