Internet Addiction: Neuroscientific Approaches and Therapeutical Interventions

Internet Addiction: Neuroscientific Approaches and Therapeutical Interventions

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015)

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This book combines a scholarly introduction with state-of-the-art research in the characterization of Internet addiction. It is intended for a broad audience including scientists, students and practitioners. The first part of the book contains an introduction to Internet addiction and their pathogenesis. The second part of the book is dedicated to an in-depth review of neuroscientific findings which cover studies using a variety of biological techniques including brain imaging and molecular genetics. The last part of the book will focus on therapeutic interventions for Internet addiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319346816
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 11/18/2016
Series: Studies in Neuroscience, Psychology and Behavioral Economics
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The Evolution of Internet Addiction Disorder.- Structural Brain Imaging and Internet addiction.- Functional imaging of Internet gaming disorder.- PET and Internet addiction.- Functional brain changes in response to treatment of Internet gaming disorder.- Molecular genetics, personality and Internet addiction.- Autonomic nervous system and brain circuitry for Internet addiction.- A short summary of the neuroscientific findings on Internet addiction.- The impact of Psychoinformatics on Internet addiction.- Pharmacological treatment of Internet addiction.- Therapeutic interventions for treatment of adolescent Internet Addiction – Experiences from South Korea.- Therapeutic interventions in the treatment of Internet addiction – experiences from Germany.- The national policy of Korea for Internet addiction.

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