A recent addition in DSM-5 to the substance use disorders section is gambling disorder. Internet...

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A recent addition in DSM-5 to the substance use disorders section is gambling disorder. Internet use disorder is under consideration for future inclusion. How are gambling disorder and internet use disorder similar to and different from substance use disorders?

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People have mental disorders when they're thinking is problematic, which can be defined in different ways. Certain bodies have attempted to define mental disorders for a range of issues like gambling, Internet use, or substance use.

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Gambling disorder and internet use disorder are similar to substance use disorders in that they involve uncontrolled or excessive engagement in a...

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What is Technology Addiction? - Definition & Signs

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This lesson will discuss technology addiction, define what constitutes technology addiction, and provide insight into the warning signs. Information on treating technology addiction will also be reviewed.


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