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Internet Use Disorder: DSM-5

Despite all criticism, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) included the Internet-Gaming-Disorder as a condition “redommended for further study” in the 5th revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, DSM-5.

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Further Reading...

 

“Internet Addiction: A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment”

by K.S. Young and C. Nabuco de Abreu (Editors)

Kimberley S. Young, the researcher who first brought clinical attention to the issue of problematic Internet use, and Christiano Nabuco de Abreu, director of the Integrated Impulsive Disorders Outpatient Unit at the University of San Paulo, provide with “Internet Addiction - A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment” an up to date overview on Internet addiction, the treatment options and strategies for prevention.

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References

Internet Use Disorder: DSM-5

American Psychiatric Association APA (2012). American Psychiatric Association Board of Trustees Approves DSM-5. Arlington: APA News Release.

American Psychiatric Association APA (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fith Edition, DSM-5. Arlington: American Psychiatric Publishing.

Beard KW, Wolf EM (2001). Modification in the Proposed Diagnostic Criteria for Internet Addiction. Cyberpsychol Behav 4(3): 377-83.
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Block JJ (2008). Issues for DSM-V: Internet addiction. Am J Psychiatry 165(3): 306–307.
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Dowling NA, Quirk KL (2009). Screening for Internet dependence: do the proposed diagnostic criteria differentiate normal from dependent Internet use? Cyberpsychol Behav 12(1): 21-7.
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Kratzer S, Hegerl U (2008). Ist „Internetsucht" eine eigenständige Erkrankung? Eine Untersuchung von Menschen mit exzessiver Internetnutzung. Psychiatr Prax 35(2): 80-3.
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Pies R (2009). Should DSM-V designate "Internet addiction" a mental disorder? Psychiatry 6(2 ): 31–7.
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Shapira NA, Lessig MC, Goldsmith TD, Szabo ST, Lazoritz M, Gold MS, Stein DJ (2003). Problematic internet use: proposed classification and diagnostic criteria. Depress Anxiety 17(4): 207-16.
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Tao R, Huang X, Wang J, Zhang H, Zhang Y, Li M (2010). Proposed diagnostic criteria for internet addiction. Addiction 105(3): 556-64.
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Weinstein A, Lejoyeux M (2010). Internet addiction or excessive Internet use. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 36(5): 277–83.
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Young KS (1998 a). Caught in the net. How to recognize the signs of internet addiction and a winning strategy for recovery. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
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Young KS (1998 b). Internet addiction: The emergence of a new clinical disorder. Cyberpsychol Behav 1(3): 237–44.
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Internet Use Disorder: Reviews
 

Cash H, Rae CD, Steel AH, Winkler A (2012). Internet Addiction: A Brief Summary of Research and Practice. Curr Psychiatry Rev 8(4): 292–8.
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Chakraborty K, Basu D, Vijaya Kumar KG (2010). Internet addiction: consensus, controversies, and the way ahead. East Asian Arch Psychiatry 20(3): 123-32.
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Huang XQ, Li MC, Tao R (2010). Treatment of Internet Addiction. Current Psychiatry Reports 12(5): 462-70.
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Petersen KU, Weymann N, Schelb Y, Thiel R, Thomasius R (2009). Pathologischer Internetgebrauch - Epidemiologie, Diagnostik, komorbide Störungen und Behandlungsansätze. Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 77(5):263-71.
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Peukert P, Sieslack S, Barth G, Batra A (2010). Internet- and computer game addiction: Phenomenology, comorbidity, etiology, diagnostics and therapeutic implications for the addictives and their relatives. Psychiatr Prax 37(5): 219-24.
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Shaw M, Black DW (2008). Internet addiction: definition, assessment, epidemiology and clinical management. CNS Drugs 22(5): 353-65.
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van Rooij AJ, Zinn MF, Schoenmakers TM, van de Mheen D (2012). Treating Internet Addiction With Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: A Thematic Analysis of the Experiences of Therapists. Int J Ment Health Addiction 10(1): 69-82.
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Winkler A, Dörsing B, Rief W, Shen Y, Glombiewski JA (2013). Treatment of internet addiction: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review 33: 317–329.
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Wölfling K, Bühler M, Leménager T, Mörsen C, Mann K (2009). Gambling and internet addiction. Review and research agenda [Article in German]. Nervenarzt 80(9): 1030–9.
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Young KS (1998 a). Caught in the net. How to recognize the signs of internet addiction and a winning strategy for recovery. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
This book on Amazon.com >>

Young KS (1998 b). Internet addiction: The emergence of a new clinical disorder. Cyberpsychol Behav 1(3): 237–44.
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