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Internet Addiction: A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment

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The first empirically informed reference for defining, assessing, diagnosing, and treating problematic Internet use. This comprehensive and timely book from Dr. Kimberly Young, internet addiction visionary and expert, covers the the detail:

  • 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.

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