A cognitive-behavioral model of Internet gaming disorder: theoretical underpinnings and clinical implications.

@article{Dong2014ACM,
  title={A cognitive-behavioral model of Internet gaming disorder: theoretical underpinnings and clinical implications.},
  author={Guangheng Dong and Marc N. Potenza},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2014},
  volume={58},
  pages={7-11}
}
Cognitive contributions to the behaviors observed in substance and non-substance addictions have been investigated and characterized. Based on models of drug addictions and the extant literature on Internet gaming disorder (IGD), we propose a cognitive-behavioral model for conceptualizing IGD. The model focuses on three domains and their roles in addictive behaviors. The three domains include motivational drives related to reward-seeking and stress-reduction, behavioral control relating to… CONTINUE READING
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