CBT-IA: The First Treatment Model for Internet Addiction

@article{Young2011CBTIATF,
  title={CBT-IA: The First Treatment Model for Internet Addiction},
  author={Kimberly S. Young},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={304 - 312}
}
  • K. Young
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy
Research has identified Internet addiction as a new clinical disorder that causes relational, occupational, and social problems. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been suggested as the treatment of choice for Internet addiction, and addiction recovery in general has used CBT as part of treatment planning. This article outlines cognitive behavioral therapy–Internet addiction (CBT-IA), a uniquely designed model for treating Internet addiction applying CBT with harm reduction therapy (HRT… 
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