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Internet Addiction or Excessive Internet Use
Background: Problematic Internet addiction or excessive Internet use is characterized by excessive or poorly controlled preoccupations, urges, or behaviors regarding computer use and Internet accessExpand
Introduction to Behavioral Addictions
Background: Several behaviors, besides psychoactive substance ingestion, produce short-term reward that may engender persistent behavior, despite knowledge of adverse consequences, i.e., diminishedExpand
Computer and Video Game Addiction—A Comparison between Game Users and Non-Game Users
  • A. Weinstein
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse
  • 1 August 2010
Background: Computer game addiction is excessive or compulsive use of computer and video games that may interfere with daily life. It is not clear whether video game playing meets diagnostic criteriaExpand
Pharmacological approaches to methamphetamine dependence: a focused review.
Methamphetamine dependence is a serious worldwide public health problem with major medical, psychiatric, socioeconomic and legal consequences. Various neuronal mechanisms implicated inExpand
Changes in regional cerebral blood flow elicited by craving memories in abstinent opiate-dependent subjects.
OBJECTIVE The brain circuitry of opiate craving was investigated with positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF). METHOD Twelve abstinent opiate-dependentExpand
New treatments for cocaine dependence: a focused review.
Cocaine, already a significant drug problem in North and South America, has become a more prominent part of the European drug scene. Cocaine dependence has major somatic, psychological, psychiatric,Expand
New developments in brain research of internet and gaming disorder
There is evidence that the neural mechanisms underlying Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) resemble those of drug addiction. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) studies of the resting state andExpand
Synthetic Cathinone and Cannabinoid Designer Drugs Pose a Major Risk for Public Health
As part of an increasing worldwide use of designer drugs, recent use of compounds containing cathinones and synthetic cannabinoids is especially prevalent. Here, we reviewed current literature on theExpand
Positive and Negative Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids on Health
Cannabis is the most popular illicit drug in the Western world. Repeated cannabis use has been associated with short‐ and long‐term side effects, including respiratory and cardiovascular disorders,Expand
A study on the relationship between compulsive exercise, depression and anxiety
Background and Aims Exercise and physical activity are beneficial both physically and psychologically but a few individuals use exercise excessively resulting in physical and even psychologicalExpand