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Internet Addiction: A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment / Edition 1
     

Internet Addiction: A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment / Edition 1

by Kimberly S. Young, Cristiano Nabuco de Abreu
 

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ISBN-10: 047055116X

ISBN-13: 9780470551165

Pub. Date: 10/26/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Comprehensive and timely, Internet Addiction explores:

Validated assessment tools to differentiate normal from compulsive patterns of computer and online usage

The most addictive or problematic online activities

Epidemiology and subtypes of Internet addiction such as online pornography, Internet gambling, and online gaming

Current theories on the risk

Overview

Comprehensive and timely, Internet Addiction explores:

Validated assessment tools to differentiate normal from compulsive patterns of computer and online usage

The most addictive or problematic online activities

Epidemiology and subtypes of Internet addiction such as online pornography, Internet gambling, and online gaming

Current theories on the risk factors associated with the development of an addictive disorder related to Internet usage

Evidence-based treatment strategies for helping clients of various ages, taking into account main presenting problems and individual situations and circumstances

International in scope and empirically based, the cultural and global impact of this subject is discussed, introducing practitioners to the latest clinical implications, assessment methods, and treatment approaches in working with clients suffering from this emerging addictive disorder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470551165
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/26/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,357,674
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgments ix

About the Editors xi

List of Contributors xiii

Introduction xv

Part I Understanding Internet Behavior and Addiction

Chapter 1 Prevalence Estimates and Etiologic Models of Internet Addiction Kimberly S. Young Xiao Dong Yue Li Ying 3

Chapter 2 Clinical Assessment of Internet-Addicted Clients Kimberly S. Young 19

Chapter 3 Online Social Interaction, Psychosocial Well-Being, and Problematic Internet Use Scott E. Caplan Andrew C. High 35

Chapter 4 Uses and Gratifications of Internet Addiction Robert LaRose 55

Chapter 5 Addiction to Online Role-Playing Games Lukas Blinka David Smahel 73

Chapter 6 Gambling Addiction on the Internet Mark Griffiths 91

Chapter 7 Cybersex Addiction and Compulsivity David L. Delmonico Elizabeth J. Griffin 113

Part II Psychotherapy, Treatment, and Prevention

Chapter 8 The Addictive Properties of Internet Usage David Greenfield 135

Chapter 9 Psychotherapy for Internet Addiction Cristiano Nabuco de Abreu Dora Sampaio Góes 155

Chapter 10 Working with Adolescents Addicted to the Internet Keith W. Beard 173

Chapter 11 Internet Infidelity: A Real Problem Monica T. Whitty 191

Chapter 12 Twelve-Step Recovery in Inpatient Treatment for Internet Addiction Shannon Chrismore Ed Betzelberger Libby Bier Tonya Camacho 205

Chapter 13 Toward the Prevention of Adolescent Internet Addiction Jung-Hye Kwon 223

Chapter 14 Systemic Dynamics with Adolescents Addicted to the Internet Franz Eidenbenz 245

Chapter 15 Closing Thoughts and Future Implications Kimberly S. Young Cristiano Nabuco de Abreu 267

Author Index 275

Subject Index 281

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