Three thousand three hundred and twenty four treatment-seeking patients were classified in five groups: CBB, sexual addiction, Internet gaming disorder, Internet addiction, and gambling disorder.
Dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens has been shown after administration of ggambling substances ans abuse and is thought to mediate the rewarding properties of drugs e. Also, not being classed as an addiction if the behaviour is secondary to another comorbid behaviour e. Gambling and so, it is fair to say that excessive use of the Internet and gaming can be highly problematic, out of control, disruptive, and self-destructive. Some feel socially inept in the real world and turn to social media interaction as a means of feeling close to people, while others may lose themselves online in an effort to temporarily feel better. Potenza, phenomenologic compulsive pursuit of gambling reward, despite severe negative xddictiongenetic highly heritable, and often co-morbid with other substance addictionsand brain data e. The second aim of this study was to identify distinct subgroups of people experiencing one or more substance-related and behavioral addiction problems and to explore whether and how members of separate addiction clusters differ in relation to sociodemographic characteristics and psychological well-being. Division of Clinical Internet addiction and Integnet Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Rockville, Maryland, USA.Internet addiction disorder, more commonly called problematic Internet use (PIU), refers to excessive Internet use that interferes with daily life. Addiction is defined by Webster Dictionary as a "compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance characterized by tolerance and by well-defined. Подробно об игромании, ее предупреждении и лечении. Internet addiction is described as an impulse control disorder, which does not involve use of an intoxicating drug and is very similar to pathological gambling. Some Internet users may develop an emotional attachment to on-line friends and activities they create on their computer screens.