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Internet Addiction
TLDR
Internet addiction is characterized by excessive or poorly controlled preoccupations, urges or behaviours regarding computer use and internet access that lead to impairment or distress, and there is often a lag of a decade or more from initial to problematic computer usage. Expand
Neuropsychological Characteristics and Personality Traits in Pathological Gambling
TLDR
It is suggested that personality traits are better predictors than neuropsychological characteristics of whether someone has PG. Expand
Marital status, childhood maltreatment, and family dysfunction: a controlled study of pathological gambling.
TLDR
People with pathological gambling are more likely than controls to have been divorced, to live alone, and to report having experienced childhood maltreatment than controls, and they also report greater family dysfunction. Expand
A family study of pathological gambling
TLDR
It is concluded that gambling disorders are familial and co-aggregate with substance misuse, and it is suggestive that PGCo-aggregates with ASPD. Expand
Neuropsychological performance, impulsivity, ADHD symptoms, and novelty seeking in compulsive buying disorder
TLDR
In conclusion, compulsive buyers have greater lifetime psychiatric comorbidity than controls, and higher levels of self-rated depression, ADHD symptoms, trait impulsivity, and novelty seeking. Expand
The Effect of Pathological Gambling on Families, Marriages, and Children
TLDR
The authors review the evidence on the impact of PG on families, marriages, and offspring, and make recommendations for future research targeting these problems. Expand
Pathological gambling: relationship to obesity, self-reported chronic medical conditions, poor lifestyle choices, and impaired quality of life.
TLDR
PG is associated with obesity, chronic medical conditions, poor lifestyle choices, worse quality of life, and the use of costly forms of medical care. Expand
Bupropion in the Treatment of Pathological Gambling: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Flexible-Dose Study
TLDR
Bupropion and placebo recipients did equally well in a short-term trial, with improvement seen as early as the first week of treatment. Expand
Comparison of low and moderate dosages of extended-release quetiapine in borderline personality disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
TLDR
Participants treated with 150 mg/day of quetiapine had a significant reduction in the severity of borderline personality disorder symptoms compared with those who received placebo. Expand
Pathological gambling and compulsive buying: do they fall within an obsessive-compulsive spectrum?
TLDR
The authors conclude that CB and PG are probably not related to OCD, and there is insufficient evidence to place them within an OC spectrum in DSM-V, and a new diagnosis of CB should be created and be classified as an ICD. Expand
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