Criteria for conceptualizing behavioral addiction should be informed by the underlying behavioral mechanism

Tunney, Richard J. and James, Richard J.E. (2017) Criteria for conceptualizing behavioral addiction should be informed by the underlying behavioral mechanism. Addiction . ISSN 1360-0443 (In Press)

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Abstract

The criteria used to determine a behavioral addiction should be based on an understanding of the underlying psychological mechanisms. This should include an analysis of whether the behavior itself has psychological features that might externally determine the individual’s behavior.

Item Type: Article
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Science > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2017 10:54
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 01:23
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/41512

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