Authors:Hans-Jürgen Rumpf, Dillon Browne, Dominique Brandt, and Florian Rehbein
smartphones increases the properties of Internet in terms of availability and easy access. Therefore, new risks of developing behavioraladdictions emerge. However, the underlying principles like rewards within games or social interaction follow the same or at
Authors:Cecilie Schou Andreassen, Wilmar B. Schaufeli, and Ståle Pallesen
several of the alleged myths do not, in fact, represent any real controversy or misunderstanding.
Myth 1: Work Addiction Is a New BehavioralAddiction
The construct of work addiction was introduced to the academic disciplines
Authors:Giacomo Grassi, Stefano Pallanti, Lorenzo Righi, Martijn Figee, Mariska Mantione, Damiaan Denys, Daniele Piccagliani, Alessandro Rossi, and Paolo Stratta
-system dysfunction in these studies conflict with the stereotypical OCD portrait of doubtfulness and risk-aversiveness. In fact, these findings are prototypical for addiction and have led some authors in the last years to view OCD as a behaviouraladdiction ( Denys
Authors:Deeepa Nathan, Lekhansh Shukla, Arun Kandasamy, and Vivek Benegal
Facebook use with features of behavioraladdiction. The presence of comorbid psychiatric disorders and the pattern of Facebook use requires further elaboration.
First, client suffered from ADHD, which is a well-reported comorbidity with PIU ( Carli
Authors:Eszter Kotyuk, Anna Magi, Andrea Eisinger, Orsolya Király, Andrea Vereczkei, Csaba Barta, Mark D. Griffiths, Anna Székely, Gyöngyi Kökönyei, Judit Farkas, Bernadette Kun, Rajendra D. Badgaiyan, Róbert Urbán, Kenneth Blum, and Zsolt Demetrovics
, but are often considered as potential behavioraladdictions including buying-shopping disorder (i.e., compulsive shopping) (e.g., Müller et al., 2019 ), exercise addiction (e.g., Archer, Badgaiyan, & Blum, 2017 ; Berczik et al., 2012 ; Freimuth
Authors:Elfrid Krossbakken, Ståle Pallesen, Helge Molde, Rune Aune Mentzoni, and Turi Reiten Finserås
general behavioraladdiction diagnosis.
The concept of “Internet addiction” has been debated; several arguments oppose this disorder mainly because of the lack of specification regarding the Internet content that the addictive behavior entails
As behavioraladdictions have become more widely accepted into mainstream society (e.g., gambling, video gaming, workaholism, etc.), as well as legitimacy among the psychiatric community following the
Authors:Mark D. Griffiths, Zsolt Demetrovics, and Paweł A. Atroszko
to be cautious concerning any epidemiological data in the field (and also holds true for most behavioraladdictions). It also appears that those who are genuinely addicted to work appear to have a compulsive drive to gain approval and success but can
belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church, whereas Poland is Roman Catholic.
Studying national cultures in the analysis of work addiction would give a solid basis for arguing against the notion that it is a new behavioraladdiction (“Myth 1”). It