A Case of Withdrawal Psychosis from Internet Addiction Disorder

  title={A Case of Withdrawal Psychosis from Internet Addiction Disorder},
  author={Ahyoung Paik and Daeyoung Oh and Daeho Kim},
  booktitle={Psychiatry investigation},
Similar to substance use disorder, patients with Internet addiction disorder (IAD) show excessive use, tolerance and withdrawal symptoms. We report a case of a patient with withdrawal psychosis who showed persecutory delusion and disorganized behaviors in addition to common withdrawal symptoms such as agitation and irritability. A 25-year-old male developed a full-blown psychotic episode within one day after discontinuing an Internet game that he had been playing for at least eight hours a day… CONTINUE READING
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