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Internet Addiction or Excessive Internet Use
TLDR
Although Internet-addicted individuals have difficulty suppressing their excessive online behaviors in real life, little is known about the patho-physiological and cognitive mechanisms responsible for Internet addiction, and it is currently impossible to recommend any evidence-based treatment of Internet addiction.
[Exercise addiction].
TLDR
A review of the English and French literatures from 1979 to 2012 was conducted, using PubMed, Google Scholar, EMBASE, and PsycInfo, using the following key words alone or combined : sport, dependence, exercise, addiction.
Synthetic Cathinones: A New Public Health Problem
TLDR
The major clinical effects of synthetic cathinones are reviewed to highlight their impact on public health.
Absence of discontinuation symptoms with agomelatine and occurrence of discontinuation symptoms with paroxetine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled discontinuation study
TLDR
The effects of an abrupt interruption of agomelatine, a new melatonergic/serotonergic antidepressant, were explored in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study and no significant difference was shown between the continuing and interrupting groups in the second week of discontinuation.
Study of compulsive buying in depressed patients.
TLDR
Compulsive buying is frequent among depressed patients and in most cases, the behavior is associated with other impulse control disorders or dependence disorders and a high level of impulsivity.
Prevalence of exercise dependence and other behavioral addictions among clients of a Parisian fitness room.
TLDR
The results lead to systematically study the addictive relation to exercise among regular clients of the fitness rooms and find exercise addiction is also associated to compulsive buying, bulimia, and, in a lesser extent, hypochondria.
Impulse Control Disorders and Depression
TLDR
Investigating the frequency of impulse control disorders and their association with bulimia, compulsive buying, and suicide attempts in a population of depressed inpatients found patients from the ICD+ group had higher scores of motor impulsivity assessed with the Barratt Impulsivity rating scale.
Study of impulse-control disorders among alcohol-dependent patients.
TLDR
Co-occurrence of pathological gambling, however, was associated with lower age at onset of alcohol dependence, a higher number of detoxifications, and a longer duration ofalcohol dependence than was absence of an ICD.
Serotonin reuptake inhibitor discontinuation syndrome: a hypothetical definition. Discontinuation Consensus panel.
TLDR
A group of experts convened in Phoenix, Arizona, to develop a clear description or definition of the SRI discontinuation syndrome, which is distinctly different from the classic withdrawal syndrome associated with alcohol and barbiturates and may be minimized by slowly tapering antidepressant therapy.
A French Translation of the Obsessive-Compulsive Drinking Scale for Craving in Alcohol-Dependent Patients: A Validation Study in Belgium, France, and Switzerland
TLDR
The translated scale seems to be psychometrically as valid as the original English scale and confirms the psychometric properties of the OCDS.
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