publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Commentary on: Are we overpathologizing everyday life? A tenable blueprint for behavioral addiction research

Maraz, Aniko; Király, Orsolya; Demetrovics, Zsolt;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2015 Journal: Journal of Behavioral Addictions, volume 4, pages 142-144 (issn: 2062-5871, eissn: 2063-5303, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Akademiai Kiado Zrt.
Abstract
Background This paper is a commentary to the article entitled: “Are we overpathologizing everyday life? A tenable blueprint for behavioral addiction research”, by Billieux, Schimmenti, Khazaal, Maurage and Heeren (2015). Methods and Aims In this manuscript, we commented on two aspects developed by the authors. Billieux et al. (2015) propose that the recent development of propositions of behavioral addiction is driven by an unwise application of an addiction model to excessive behaviors and rests on a confirmatory research strategy that does not question the psychological processes underlying the development of the conduct. They also show that applying a process ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: Medicine (miscellaneous), Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, General Medicine, Developmental psychology, Substance dependence, medicine.disease, medicine, Mental health, Personality psychology, Biopsychosocial model, Behavioral addiction, medicine.symptom, Addiction, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Impulsivity, DSM-5, Psychology, Blueprint, Psychotherapist, Everyday life, Compulsive buying disorder, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Disease, Pathological, Compulsive buying, Social determinants of health, Social psychology, Disease model of addiction, Interpersonal ties, Social exclusion, Commentary, substance addiction, behavioral addictions, DSM, compulsion, inflexibility, comorbidity, excessive behaviors, Internet Gaming Disorder, criteria, withdrawal, tolerance, behavioural addiction, severity, diagnosis, assessment, sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, accuracy, Internet addiction, addictive behaviors, idiographic knowledge, mechanisms of change, transdiagnostic approach, pathological gambling, video games, neuroimaging, structural features, addiction-as-disease approach, psychosocial and cultural approaches, individualized psychosocial formulation, Internet use, gaming, gambling, food, addictions, classification
Funded by
NIH| Neural mechanisms of CBT in cocaine dependence
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 1R01DA035058-01A1
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE
Communities
Neuroinformatics
20 references, page 1 of 2

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Billieux J., Schimmenti A., Khazaal Y., Maurage P. & Heeren A. (2015). Are we overpathologizing everyday life? A tenable blueprint for behavioral addiction research. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 4, 119–123.26014667 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Billieux J., Thorens G., Khazaal Y., Zullino D., Achab S. & van der Linden M. (2015). Problematic involvement i n online games: A cluster analytic approach. Computers in Human Behavior, 43, 242–250. [OpenAIRE]

Blaszczynski A., Wilson A. & McConaghy N. (1986). Sensation seeking and pathological gambling. British Journal of Addiction, 81, 113–117.3457591 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Frances A. J. & Widiger T. (2012). Psychiatric diagnosis: Lessons from the DSM-IV past and cautions for the DSM-5 future. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 8(1), 109–130.

Gambino B. & Shaffer H. (1979). The concept of paradigm and the treatment of addiction. Professional Psychology, 10, 207–223.

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014a). A conceptual and methodological critique of Internet addiction research: Towards a model of compensatory Internet use. Computers in Human Behavior, 31, 351–354. [OpenAIRE]

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014b). The moderating role of psychosocial well-being on the relationship between escapism and excessive online gaming. Computers in Human Behavior, 38, 68–74. [OpenAIRE]

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014c). Meeting the unique challenges of assessing Internet gaming disorder. Addiction, 109, 1566–1570.24735375 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014d). Excessive Internet use – fascination or compulsion? [P hD Thesis]. London: The London School of Economics and Political Science.

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014e). A critical account of DSM-5 criteria for Internet gaming disorder. Addiction Research & Theory, 23(2), 93–98.

Kendell R. & Jablensky A. (2003). Distinguishing between the validity and utility of psychiatric diagnoses. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160(1), 4–12.12505793 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Király O., Griffiths M., Urbán R., Farkas J., Kökönyei G., Elekes Z., Tamás D. & Demetrovics Z. (2014). Problematic Internet use and problematic online gaming are not the same: Findings from a large nationally representative a dolescent sample. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 17(12), 749–754.

Lesieur H. (1979). The compulsive gambler’s spiral of options and involvement. Psychiatry, 42, 79–87.760136 [PubMed]

Marks I. (1990). Behavioural (non-chemical) addictions. British Journal of Addiction, 85, 1389–1394.2285832 [PubMed]

20 references, page 1 of 2
Abstract
Background This paper is a commentary to the article entitled: “Are we overpathologizing everyday life? A tenable blueprint for behavioral addiction research”, by Billieux, Schimmenti, Khazaal, Maurage and Heeren (2015). Methods and Aims In this manuscript, we commented on two aspects developed by the authors. Billieux et al. (2015) propose that the recent development of propositions of behavioral addiction is driven by an unwise application of an addiction model to excessive behaviors and rests on a confirmatory research strategy that does not question the psychological processes underlying the development of the conduct. They also show that applying a process ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: Medicine (miscellaneous), Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, General Medicine, Developmental psychology, Substance dependence, medicine.disease, medicine, Mental health, Personality psychology, Biopsychosocial model, Behavioral addiction, medicine.symptom, Addiction, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Impulsivity, DSM-5, Psychology, Blueprint, Psychotherapist, Everyday life, Compulsive buying disorder, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Disease, Pathological, Compulsive buying, Social determinants of health, Social psychology, Disease model of addiction, Interpersonal ties, Social exclusion, Commentary, substance addiction, behavioral addictions, DSM, compulsion, inflexibility, comorbidity, excessive behaviors, Internet Gaming Disorder, criteria, withdrawal, tolerance, behavioural addiction, severity, diagnosis, assessment, sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, accuracy, Internet addiction, addictive behaviors, idiographic knowledge, mechanisms of change, transdiagnostic approach, pathological gambling, video games, neuroimaging, structural features, addiction-as-disease approach, psychosocial and cultural approaches, individualized psychosocial formulation, Internet use, gaming, gambling, food, addictions, classification
Funded by
NIH| Neural mechanisms of CBT in cocaine dependence
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 1R01DA035058-01A1
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE
Communities
Neuroinformatics
20 references, page 1 of 2

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Billieux J., Schimmenti A., Khazaal Y., Maurage P. & Heeren A. (2015). Are we overpathologizing everyday life? A tenable blueprint for behavioral addiction research. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 4, 119–123.26014667 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Billieux J., Thorens G., Khazaal Y., Zullino D., Achab S. & van der Linden M. (2015). Problematic involvement i n online games: A cluster analytic approach. Computers in Human Behavior, 43, 242–250. [OpenAIRE]

Blaszczynski A., Wilson A. & McConaghy N. (1986). Sensation seeking and pathological gambling. British Journal of Addiction, 81, 113–117.3457591 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Frances A. J. & Widiger T. (2012). Psychiatric diagnosis: Lessons from the DSM-IV past and cautions for the DSM-5 future. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 8(1), 109–130.

Gambino B. & Shaffer H. (1979). The concept of paradigm and the treatment of addiction. Professional Psychology, 10, 207–223.

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014a). A conceptual and methodological critique of Internet addiction research: Towards a model of compensatory Internet use. Computers in Human Behavior, 31, 351–354. [OpenAIRE]

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014b). The moderating role of psychosocial well-being on the relationship between escapism and excessive online gaming. Computers in Human Behavior, 38, 68–74. [OpenAIRE]

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014c). Meeting the unique challenges of assessing Internet gaming disorder. Addiction, 109, 1566–1570.24735375 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014d). Excessive Internet use – fascination or compulsion? [P hD Thesis]. London: The London School of Economics and Political Science.

Kardefelt-Winther D. (2014e). A critical account of DSM-5 criteria for Internet gaming disorder. Addiction Research & Theory, 23(2), 93–98.

Kendell R. & Jablensky A. (2003). Distinguishing between the validity and utility of psychiatric diagnoses. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160(1), 4–12.12505793 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Király O., Griffiths M., Urbán R., Farkas J., Kökönyei G., Elekes Z., Tamás D. & Demetrovics Z. (2014). Problematic Internet use and problematic online gaming are not the same: Findings from a large nationally representative a dolescent sample. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 17(12), 749–754.

Lesieur H. (1979). The compulsive gambler’s spiral of options and involvement. Psychiatry, 42, 79–87.760136 [PubMed]

Marks I. (1990). Behavioural (non-chemical) addictions. British Journal of Addiction, 85, 1389–1394.2285832 [PubMed]

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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Commentary on: Are we overpathologizing everyday life? A tenable blueprint for behavioral addiction research

Maraz, Aniko; Király, Orsolya; Demetrovics, Zsolt;