Behavioral Addictions. Criteria, Evidence, and Treatment by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg MD, Laura Curtiss Feder PsyD

By Kenneth Paul Rosenberg MD, Laura Curtiss Feder PsyD

"Behavioral Addictions is a well timed landmark success and a needs to learn for an individual drawn to addictive and compulsive habit and its therapy. Rosenberg and Feder have introduced us prime habit specialists, who truly current the becoming facts for together with behavioral addictions within the DSM-5 and the way most sensible to regard them. whereas playing is the 1st to be integrated within the DSM-5 bankruptcy on substance similar problems, different behavioral addictions are inclined to persist with as facts grows. this can be an important new textbook in dependancy psychiatry in fresh years." - Richard Frances MD, Founding President, American Academy of habit Psychiatry

DSM-V broke new flooring in may perhaps of 2013, designating a brand new ailment known as "behavioral addiction." Clinicians instantly desired to be aware of: how is a behavioral habit assorted from an impulse keep watch over affliction? What are the standards for deciding upon that a few behaviors are addictions instead of impulses? What, if whatever, does this suggest by way of potent treatment?


Behavioral Addictions is the 1st and so much authoritative textual content ever written with regards to behavioral addictions. This accomplished paintings explains the factors used to figure out dependancy, the proof for picking various behaviors as addictions, and the evidence-based remedy for every.

With contributions from preeminent specialists masking an exhaustive record of behavioral addictions, this publication is exclusive in its insurance of behavioral addictions, their standards, and remedy. it's a beneficial and well timed source for any clinician treating addictions.

  • A advisor to knowing the hot DSM-V designation of behavioral addiction
  • Defines the factors for habit to be considered an habit designation
  • Discusses the proof for behaviors assembly habit criteria
  • Identifies what's now, most likely could be, and isn't a behavioral habit according to evidence
  • Discusses behaviors previously thought of impulse regulate disorders
  • Presents evidence-based remedy for every behavioral addiction

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