Behavioral And Technological Addictions: Selected Works Of Mark Griffiths by Mark GriffithsBehavioral And Technological Addictions: Selected Works Of Mark Griffiths by Mark Griffiths

Behavioral And Technological Addictions: Selected Works Of Mark Griffiths

byMark GriffithsEditorMark Griffiths

Hardcover | August 10, 2018

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Mark Griffiths is Director of the International Gaming Research Unit at Nottingham Trent University and one of the foremost experts on the psychology of addictive behaviors, particularly gambling and excessive internet use. A Fellow of the British Psychological Society and the Royal Society of Arts, he is the recipient of numerous prestigious career and research awards, including a lifetime achievement award from the US Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming for his "pioneering contributions to the field of youth gambling". He has chaired or served on over 20 national and international committees in his chosen fields, and has advised numerous governments (in Europe, North America and Australia) on gambling issues.

This volume in the World Library of Psychologists series presents a carefully selected set of highlights from Professor Griffiths' 500+ articles to provide a summary of his thought and an important guide to the psychology of behavioral and technological addiction. Following a new introduction from the author, its opening part considers addiction in a general sense, with subsequent sections devoted to gambling addiction (online and offline), gaming and internet addiction. Taken as a whole, they provide a unique snapshot of the field that will indispensable to scholars, researchers and students of the psychology of addictive behavior.

Mark Griffiths is Director of the International Gaming Research Unit at Nottingham Trent University and one of the foremost experts on the psychology of addictive behaviors, particularly gambling and excessive internet use.Career achievements:John Rosecrance Research Prizefor 'Outstanding scholarly contributions to the field of gamblin...
Title:Behavioral And Technological Addictions: Selected Works Of Mark GriffithsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:August 10, 2018Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848722737

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Table of Contents

Part 1. INTRODUCTION  Part 2: Addiction (general) 1. Behavioural addictions: An issue for everybody?  2.  A ¿components¿ model of addiction within a biopsychosocial framework  3.  Conceptualizing addiction: The case for a ¿complex systems¿ account  4. Prevalence of the addictions: A problem of the majority or the minority?  Part 3: Gambling addiction  5. Fruit machine gambling: The importance of structural characteristics  6. Gambling technologies: Prospects for problem gambling  7. Internet gambling: Issues, concerns and recommendations  8. The role of structural characteristics in gambling  9. Gambling addiction on the Internet. art 4: Gaming addiction/Internet addiction  10. Does internet and computer "addiction" exist? Some case study evidence  11. The use of online methodologies in data collection for gambling and gaming addictions 12. Video game structural characteristics: A new psychological taxonomy  13. The role of context in online gaming excess and addiction: Some case study evidence  14. Video game addiction: Past, present and future  15. Clinical interventions for technology-based problems: Excessive Internet and video game use.