By Kenneth Paul Rosenberg MD, Laura Curtiss Feder PsyD
Behavioral Addictions is the 1st and such a lot authoritative textual content ever written with reference to behavioral addictions. This finished paintings explains the factors used to figure out habit, the proof for making a choice on diverse behaviors as addictions, and the evidence-based remedy for every.
DSM-V broke new flooring in might of 2013, designating a brand new sickness known as "behavioral addiction." Clinicians instantly desired to recognize: how is a behavioral dependancy diverse from an impulse keep an eye on ailment? What are the standards for selecting that a few behaviors are addictions instead of impulses? What, if whatever, does this suggest when it comes to powerful treatment?
With contributions from preeminent specialists masking an exhaustive record of behavioral addictions, this e-book is exclusive in its insurance of behavioral addictions, their standards, and remedy. it's a precious and well timed source for any clinician treating addictions.
- Defines standards of an "addiction" designation
- Differentiates addictions from impulse control
- Discusses the facts for behaviors assembly this criteria
- Identifies what's now, most probably can be, and isn't a behavioral habit according to evidence
- Presents evidence-based therapy for every behavioral addiction
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C. com THE HISTORY OF BEHAVIORAL ADDICTIONS The concept of behavioral addictions is a new and revolutionary concept in American psychiatry. History is replete with sagas of disordered gambling and sex addiction. In ancient Greece, where organized gaming was part and parcel of daily life, Emperor Commodus possessed hedonistic and irresponsible gambling habits that may have contributed to the decline of the Roman Empire (Hekster, 2002). In the 1812 edition of the first American text on mental illness, Benjamin Rush, the founder of the American Psychiatric Association, called attention to the potentially pathological nature of excessive sexual desire (Rush, 1812).
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