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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29149653/prevalence-of-internet-addiction-and-its-risk-and-protective-factors-in-a-representative-sample-of-senior-high-school-students-in-taiwan
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Min-Pei Lin, Jo Yung-Wei Wu, Jianing You, Wei-Hsuan Hu, Cheng-Fang Yen
The aim of this study investigated the prevalence of Internet addiction (IA) in a large representative sample of secondary school students and identified the risk and protective factors. Using a crosssectional design, 2170 participants were recruited from senior high schools throughout Taiwan using both stratified and cluster sampling. The prevalence of IA was 17.4% (95% confidence interval, 15.8%-19.0%). High impulsivity, low refusal self-efficacy of Internet use, high positive outcome expectancy of Internet use, high disapproving attitude of Internet use by others, depressive symptoms, low subjective well-being, high frequency of others' invitation to Internet use, and high virtual social support was all independently predictive in the logistic regression analysis...
November 14, 2017: Journal of Adolescence
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29130330/psychometric-validation-of-the-persian-bergen-social-media-addiction-scale-using-classic-test-theory-and-rasch-models
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Chung-Ying Lin, Anders Broström, Per Nilsen, Mark D Griffiths, Amir H Pakpour
Background and aims The Bergen Social Media Addiction Scale (BSMAS), a six-item self-report scale that is a brief and effective psychometric instrument for assessing at-risk social media addiction on the Internet. However, its psychometric properties in Persian have never been examined and no studies have applied Rasch analysis for the psychometric testing. This study aimed to verify the construct validity of the Persian BSMAS using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and Rasch models among 2,676 Iranian adolescents...
November 13, 2017: Journal of Behavioral Addictions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29130329/investigating-the-differential-effects-of-social-networking-site-addiction-and-internet-gaming-disorder-on-psychological-health
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Halley M Pontes
Background and aims Previous studies focused on examining the interrelationships between social networking site (SNS) addiction and Internet gaming disorder (IGD) in isolation. Moreover, little is known about the potential simultaneous differential effects of SNS addiction and IGD on psychological health. This study investigated the interplay between these two technological addictions and ascertained how they can uniquely and distinctively contribute to increasing psychiatric distress when accounting for potential effects stemming from sociodemographic and technology-related variables...
November 13, 2017: Journal of Behavioral Addictions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29130328/established-risk-factors-for-addiction-fail-to-discriminate-between-healthy-gamers-and-gamers-endorsing-dsm-5-internet-gaming-disorder
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Jory Deleuze, Filip Nuyens, Lucien Rochat, Stéphane Rothen, Pierre Maurage, Joël Billieux
Background and aims The DSM-5 includes criteria for diagnosing Internet gaming disorder (IGD) that are adapted from substance abuse and widely used in research and clinical contexts, although evidence supporting their validity remains scarce. This study compared online gamers who do or do not endorse IGD criteria regarding self-control-related abilities (impulsivity, inhibitory control, and decision-making), considered the hallmarks of addictive behaviors. Method A double approach was adopted to distinguish pathological from recreational gamers: The first is the classic DSM-5 approach (≥5 criteria required to endorse the IGD diagnosis), and the second consists in using latent class analysis (LCA) for IGD criteria to distinguish gamers' subgroups...
November 13, 2017: Journal of Behavioral Addictions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29125788/internet-related-disorders-development-of-the-short-compulsive-internet-use-scale
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Bettina Besser, Hans-Jürgen Rumpf, Anja Bischof, Gert-Jan Meerkerk, Susumu Higuchi, Gallus Bischof
The addiction treatment system only reaches a small number of individuals suffering from Internet-related disorders. Therefore, it is important to improve case detection for preventive measures and brief interventions. Existing screening instruments are often time-consuming and rarely validated using clinical criteria. The aim of this study is to develop an optimized short screening for problematic Internet use and Internet addiction (IA). A regression analysis was conducted in random subsamples of a merged sample (N = 3,040; N = 1,209) to examine the item performance of the Compulsive Internet Use Scale (CIUS)...
November 2017: Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29104555/merging-theoretical-models-and-therapy-approaches-in-the-context-of-internet-gaming-disorder-a-personal-perspective
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Kimberly S Young, Matthias Brand
Although, it is not yet officially recognized as a clinical entity which is diagnosable, Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) has been included in section III for further study in the DSM-5 by the American Psychiatric Association (APA, 2013). This is important because there is increasing evidence that people of all ages, in particular teens and young adults, are facing very real and sometimes very severe consequences in daily life resulting from an addictive use of online games. This article summarizes general aspects of IGD including diagnostic criteria and arguments for the classification as an addictive disorder including evidence from neurobiological studies...
2017: Frontiers in Psychology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098678/nutrition-support-therapy
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Li-Jun Xiao, Ran Tao
In most addictions, serious nutritional deficiencies of major proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals exist which prevent their capability to digest carbohydrates efficiently. This review aims to point out some treatment approaches in nutrition management for alcohol addiction, drug addiction, food addiction, Internet addiction and sex addiction, according to existing literatures.
2017: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098671/similarities-and-differences-in-diagnostic-criterion
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Zhengde Wei, Xiaochu Zhang
In this chapter, the main content is to discuss the similarities and differences in diagnostic criteria between substance and non-substance addictions. Firstly, diagnostic criteria of substance addiction were introduced, mainly focused on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for the Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5). Then, we described the diagnostic criteria of several non-substance addictions, including gambling disorder, internet addiction, food addiction and hypersexual disorder. Depending on the proof, substance and non-substance addictions have many similarities in symptoms...
2017: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098669/similarities-and-differences-in-neuroimaging
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Yan-Kun Sun, Yan Sun, Xiao Lin, Lin Lu, Jie Shi
Addiction is a chronically relapsing disease characterized by drug intoxication, craving, bingeing, and withdrawal with loss of control. An increasing number of studies have indicated that non-substance addiction, like internet addiction and pathological gambling, share clinical, phenomenological, and biological features with substance addiction. With the development of imaging technology in the past three decades, neuroimaging studies have provided information on the neurobiological effects, and revealed neurochemical and functional changes in the brains of both drug-addicted and non-substance addicted subjects...
2017: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098668/similarities-and-differences-in-genetics
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Yang Zhang, Yan Sun, Jie Liang, Lin Lu, Jie Shi
Similar symptomatology manifestations and high co-morbidity in substance and non-substance addictions suggest that there may be a common pathogenesis between them. Associated with impulse control and emotional processing, the monoamine neurotransmitter system genes are suggested to be related to both substance and non-substance addictions, such as dopamine (DA) system, 5-hydroxytryptamine/serotonin (5-HT) system, the endogenous opioid system and so on. Here we reviewed the similarities and differences in genetics between classic substance addiction and common types of non-substance addiction, e...
2017: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098666/definition-of-substance-and-non-substance-addiction
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Zhiling Zou, Huijun Wang, Federico d'Oleire Uquillas, Xiaomei Wang, Jianrui Ding, Hong Chen
Substance addiction (or drug addiction) is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by a recurring desire to continue taking the drug despite harmful consequences. Non-substance addiction (or behavioral addiction) covers pathological gambling, food addiction, internet addiction, and mobile phone addiction. Their definition is similar to drug addiction but they differ from each other in specific domains. This review aims to provide a brief overview of past and current definitions of substance and non-substance addiction, and also touches on the topic of diagnosing drug addiction and non-drug addiction, ultimately aiming to further the understanding of the key concepts needed for a foundation to study the biological and psychological underpinnings of addiction disorders...
2017: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29089287/scaling-up-research-on-drug-abuse-and-addiction-through-social-media-big-data
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Sunny Jung Kim, Lisa A Marsch, Jeffrey T Hancock, Amarendra K Das
BACKGROUND: Substance use-related communication for drug use promotion and its prevention is widely prevalent on social media. Social media big data involve naturally occurring communication phenomena that are observable through social media platforms, which can be used in computational or scalable solutions to generate data-driven inferences. Despite the promising potential to utilize social media big data to monitor and treat substance use problems, the characteristics, mechanisms, and outcomes of substance use-related communications on social media are largely unknown...
October 31, 2017: Journal of Medical Internet Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29077834/regional-contextual-determinants-of-internet-addiction-among-college-students-a-representative-nationwide-study-of-china
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Tingzhong Yang, Lingwei Yu, John L Oliffe, Shuhan Jiang, Qi Si
Background: Many studies have reported factors associated with internet addiction (IA) but little attention has been paid to contextual influences. The present study examined the association between regional contextual determinants of IA among college students in China. Methods: Participants comprised 6929 college students, who were identified through a multistage survey sampling process conducted in 28 university/colleges in China. Individual data was obtained through a self-administered questionnaire, and regional variables were retrieved from a national database...
October 25, 2017: European Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29076356/development-and-validation-of-the-parents-perceived-self-efficacy-to-manage-children-s-internet-use-scale-for-parents-of-adolescents-with-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder
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Yi-Ping Hsieh, Wen-Jiun Chou, Peng-Wei Wang, Cheng-Fang Yen
Background and aims This study developed and validated the Parents' Perceived Self-Efficacy to Manage Children's Internet Use Scale (PSMIS) in the parents of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Methods In total, 231 parents of children with ADHD were invited to complete the PSMIS, followed by the Chen Internet Addiction Scale and the short version of Swanson, Nolan, and Pelham, Version IV Scale - Chinese version for analyzing Internet addiction severity and ADHD symptoms, respectively...
October 27, 2017: Journal of Behavioral Addictions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29076354/how-do-online-sports-gambling-disorder-patients-compare-with-land-based-patients
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Ana Estévez, Raquel Rodríguez, Noelia Díaz, Roser Granero, Gemma Mestre-Bach, Trevor Steward, Fernando Fernández-Aranda, Neus Aymamí, Mónica Gómez-Peña, Amparo Del Pino-Gutiérrez, Marta Baño, Laura Moragas, Núria Mallorquí-Bagué, Hibai López-González, Paula Jauregui, Jaione Onaindia, Virginia Martín-Romera, José M Menchón, Susana Jiménez-Murcia
Background and aims Recent technological developments have brought about notable changes in the way people gamble. The widespread use of mobile Internet devices and gambling websites has led to a significant leap in the number of people who recreationally gamble. However, for some, gambling can turn into a psychiatric disorder resembling substance addiction. At present, there is a shortage of studies examining differences between adults with gambling disorder (GD) who exclusively make sports bets online, GD patients that are non-sports Internet gamblers, and offline gamblers...
October 27, 2017: Journal of Behavioral Addictions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29072184/dysfunctional-internet-behaviour-symptoms-in-association-with-personality-traits
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E Tsiolka, I D Bergiannaki, M Margariti, M Malliori, Ch Papageorgiou
Internet addiction is a matter of great interest for researchers, taking into consideration Internet's rapid spread and its ever growing use in children, adolescents and adults. It has been associated with multiple psychological symptoms and social difficulties, therefore raising even greater concerns for its adverse consequences. The present study that consists part of a broader research, aims to investigate the association between excessive Internet use and personality traits in an adult population. Specifically, the research examined the relation between dysfunctional internet behaviour and personality traits as neuroticism and extraversion, the two personality dimensions that have arisen as the most important ones in all relevant research...
July 2017: Psychiatrikē, Psychiatriki
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067840/the-relationships-between-problematic-internet-use-alexithymia-levels-and-attachment-characteristics-in-a-sample-of-adolescents-in-a-high-school-turkey
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Nurullah Bolat, Mesut Yavuz, Kayı Eliaçık, Adil Zorlu
The aim of this study is to investigate the relationships between attachment characteristics, alexithymia and problematic internet use (PIU) in adolescents. The study was performed on 444 high school students (66% female and 34% male). Internet Addiction Test (IAT), Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) and Short Form of the Inventory of Parent and Peer Attachment (s-IPPA) scales were used. The adolescents who scored ≥50 on IAT were considered as the PIU group and <50 were considered as control group. There was a moderate positive relationship between TAS-20 and IAT scores (r = ...
October 25, 2017: Psychology, Health & Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29066994/a-new-measurement-of-internet-addiction-using-diagnostic-classification-models
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Dongbo Tu, Xuliang Gao, Daxun Wang, Yan Cai
To obtain accurate, valid, and rich information from the questionnaires for internet addiction, a diagnostic classification test for internet addiction (the DCT-IA) was developed using diagnostic classification models (DCMs), a cutting-edge psychometric theory, based on DSM-5. A calibration sample and a validation sample were recruited in this study to calibrate the item parameters of the DCT-IA and to examine the sensitivity and specificity. The DCT-IA had high reliability and validity based on both CTT and DCMs, and had a sensitivity of 0...
2017: Frontiers in Psychology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29058635/licit-and-illicit-substance-use-patterns-among-university-students-in-germany-using-cluster-analysis
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Laura Schilling, Hajo Zeeb, Claudia Pischke, Stefanie Helmer, Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak, Ralf Reintjes, Ulla Walter, Maria Girbig, Alexander Krämer, Andrea Icks, Sven Schneider
BACKGROUND: The use of multiple licit and illicit substances plays an important role in many university students' lives. Previous research on multiple substance use patterns of university students, however, often fails to examine use of different illicit substances and/or hookah. Our objective was to complement and advance the current knowledge about common consumption patterns regarding illicit substances and hookah use in this group. METHODS: Students from eight German universities completed an online survey as part of the INSIST study ('INternet-based Social norms Intervention for the prevention of substance use among STudents') regarding their consumption of alcohol, tobacco, hookah, cannabis and other illicit substances...
October 23, 2017: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29057579/orbitofrontal-gray-matter-deficits-as-marker-of-internet-gaming-disorder-converging-evidence-from-a-cross-sectional-and-prospective-longitudinal-design
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Feng Zhou, Christian Montag, Rayna Sariyska, Bernd Lachmann, Martin Reuter, Bernd Weber, Peter Trautner, Keith M Kendrick, Sebastian Markett, Benjamin Becker
Internet gaming disorder represents a growing health issue. Core symptoms include unsuccessful attempts to control the addictive patterns of behavior and continued use despite negative consequences indicating a loss of regulatory control. Previous studies revealed brain structural deficits in prefrontal regions subserving regulatory control in individuals with excessive Internet use. However, because of the cross-sectional nature of these studies, it remains unknown whether the observed brain structural deficits preceded the onset of excessive Internet use...
October 23, 2017: Addiction Biology
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