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Gaming and Technology Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

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Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population around the world. While typically associated with substances such as drugs and alcohol, technology and gaming addiction have become a concern in recent years as technology use has become ubiquitous. Gaming and Technology Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice explores the social and psychological implications of technology and gaming addiction in addition to ways to manage and treat this unique form of addiction. Focusing on emerging research, case studies, and future outlooks, this comprehensive publication is an essential resource for psychologists, counselors, graduate-level students, and researchers studying psychology and technology use.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
  5. Section 1: Fundamental Concepts and Design Methodologies
    1. Chapter 1: Internet Gaming Disorder
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THE RESEARCH STUDY: MATERIAL AND METHODS
      4. 3. RESULTS OF THE STUDY
      5. 4. IMPLICATION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Mind the Gap
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CHALLENGES IN THE ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      5. SOLUTIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Asians and the Myth of the Model Minority in Higher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE MYTH OF MODEL MINORITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION
      5. THE MYTH OF MODEL MINORITY AND MENTAL HEALTH
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: A Research Framework for Investigating the Benefits of Technology in Treatment and Management of ADHD in Tertiary Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESEARCH DESIGN
      6. LIMITATIONS AND RISKS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 5: Mental Illness, Youth, and Lessons from Residential Treatment Centers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. MENTAL ILLNESS AND YOUTH
      3. WHO IS AFFECTED AND HOW?
      4. THE IMPORTANCE OF ATTACHMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING FOR THOSE STRUGGLING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
      5. A HOLISTIC AND COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND SPIRITUAL HEALTH
      6. LESSONS FROM RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERS
      7. AS YOU APPROACH A SITUATION OF CONFLICT
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 6: Happiness or Addiction
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. 5. DISCUSSION
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 7: Development Challenges of a Full Integrated App in Higher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MOBILE DEVICES AS A STRATEGY FOR PROMOTING STUDENT WELLBEING
      5. BIOFEEDBACK CONTRIBUTION
      6. GAMIFICATION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    8. Chapter 8: “Rural-Specific” Types of Childhood Trauma in Rural Communities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REFERENCES
    9. Chapter 9: The Games People Play
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-GOVERNMENT: DEFINTION AND SCOPE
      4. E-GOVERNMENT MODELS OF DELIVERY
      5. FROM HUMAN FACTORS TO HUMAN ACTORS: THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTIONS
      6. UNDERSTANDING ACTOR BEHAVIOUR IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE
      7. DIGITAL ADDICTION: KEY DEFINITIONS AND CONCEPTS
      8. DIGITAL AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT: FORETELLING ELECTRONIC AGGRESSION IN DIGITISED ENVIRONMENTS
      9. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      10. ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK: THE ECOLOGY OF GAMES
      11. ASSESSING PROJECT OUTCOME: THE DESIGN-ACTUALITY GAP MODEL
      12. DIGITISING PROPERTY TAX RECORDS IN BANGALORE, INDIA: EXAMINING ACTOR ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS
      13. IDENTIFYING GAMES THAT IMPACT THE PLANNING AND UPTAKE OF ICTs IN BUREAUCRACIES
      14. PUBLIC SECTOR REFORM GAMES: PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING AND E-GOVERNMENT
      15. EXPLORING THE CASE OF THE GREATER BANGALORE CITY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (BBMP)
      16. WHAT’S IN A GAME? DISCUSSING E-GOVERNMENT SUCCESS AND FAILURE
      17. CONCLUSION
      18. REFERENCES
      19. ADDITIONAL READING
      20. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      21. ENDNOTE
    10. Chapter 10: Using a Multi-Tiered System of Support
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES
      7. ADMINISTRATIVE CONSIDERATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  6. Section 2: Technologies and Applications
    1. Chapter 11: Smartphone Use, Addiction, Narcissism, and Personality
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. METHOD
      4. 3. RESULTS
      5. 4. DISCUSSION
      6. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 12: Online Prevention and Early Intervention in the Field of Psychiatry Using Gamification in Internet Interventions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCOPE OF THE LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. GENERAL BACKGROUND: ADVANTAGES AND LIMITATIONS OF INTERNET INTERVENTIONS TARGETING MENTAL HEALTH
      5. GAMIFICATION IN INTERNET INTERVENTIONS TARGETING MENTAL HEALTH, GAMES FOR MENTAL HEALTH
      6. CASE STUDY OF GAMIFICATION USED IN INTERNET INTERVENTION TARGETING PREVENTION AND EARLY INTERVENTION OF EATING DISORDERS: EUROPEAN PROGRAM PROYOUTH
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
    3. Chapter 13: Augmenting Online Mental Health Support Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY
      4. REACHOUT AND AUSTRALIAN YOUTH
      5. TRIAGE: IDENTIFYING AND PRIORITIZING POSTS
      6. GENERATING RESPONSES AND SUGGESTING RESOURCES
      7. SUPPORTING SYNCHRONOUS ONE-ON-ONE CONVERSATIONS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 14: Tools for eMental-Health
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AN E-MENTAL HEALTH FRAMEWORK
      5. AN AFFECTIVE VIRTUAL STRESS COUNSELOR SYSTEM
      6. SOLUTION, EVALUATION, AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. EVALUATION AND ETHICAL CONCERNS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 15: An Investigation of the Role of Using IS/IT in the Delivery of Treatments for ADHD in University Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED LITERATURE
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN FRAMEWORK
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RESEARCH DESIGN
      7. LIMITATIONS AND RISKS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 16: Comparing Online Personality of Americans and Chinese
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHOD
      4. ONLINE PERSONALITY MEASUREMENTS
      5. ONLINE PERSONALITY AND ITS RELATED INTERNET BEHAVIOR
      6. ONLINE PERSONALITY AND PROBLEMATIC INTERNET USAGE
      7. THE POSSIBLE REASONS OF THESE SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 17: Assessment of Childhood Trauma in Rural Settings
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS IN ASSESSMENT OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA IN RURAL SETTINGS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 18: Workforce Development in Behavioral Healthcare and the Increased Use of Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE
      5. SOLUTIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
  7. Section 3: Organizational Implications and Critical Issues
    1. Chapter 19: Concerns for Individuals with Intellectual Disability in India
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDED FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      4. CHALLENGES FACED BY PARENTS AND THE INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY DURING THE EARLY AGE
      5. VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      6. HEALTH ISSUES IN INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES
      7. SEXUAL KNOWLEDGE: FEELINGS AND NEEDS OF INDIVIDUAL WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      8. QUALITY OF LIFE OF INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      9. OLD AGE AND INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      10. ATTITUDE OF SOCIETY TOWARDS THE INDIVIDUAL WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      11. IMPLICATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTION FOR FUTURE IMPROVEMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 20: The Impact of the Model Minority Culture in Higher Education Institutions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MODEL MINORITY: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
      4. HISTORY OF MODEL MINORITY
      5. CONCEPT OF STEREOTYPE
      6. PSYCHOLOGICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
      7. REPUTATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
      8. RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      13. ENDNOTE
    3. Chapter 21: Reproductive and Mental Health during Natural Disaster
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
      4. DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 22: An Empirical Study of the Factors that Influence In-Class Digital Distraction among University Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENT
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. DATA ANALYSIS
      6. DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
      7. IMPLICATIONS, LIMITATIONS AND CONLCUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 23: Mental Health Issues among Family Members of Children with Mental Disability
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      4. IMPACT OF CO-MORBIDITY
      5. IMPACT OF HAVING A CHILD WITH ID
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ENDNOTE
    6. Chapter 24: Cyberbullying in the World of Teenagers and Social Media
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FEATURES OF CYBERBULLYING
      4. ANALYSIS OF CURRENT CYBERBULLYING STUDIES
      5. RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH CYBERBULLYING
      6. HOW TEENAGERS DEAL WITH CYBERBULLYING
      7. SUMMARY
      8. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 25: What If a Whole Community Came Together?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 26: “I Can't Do It by Myself”
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THEORETICAL MODEL AND MMORPG ADDICTION TREATMENT
      5. PRE-SCREENING MEASURES
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 27: Intellectual Disability in the Family Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PARENTING WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      4. INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY: “GOOD ENOUGH” PARENTS?
      5. FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR RESEARCH IN THE INDIAN CONTEXT
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    10. Chapter 28: Negative Effects of Home Foreclosures on Mental and Physical Health Risks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM STATEMENT AND RESEARCH OBJECTIVES
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH
      9. REFERENCES
    11. Chapter 29: Supporting Students' Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being in Inclusive Classrooms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. REFRAMING MENTAL HEALTH
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH IMPLICATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTE
  8. Section 4: Emerging Trends
    1. Chapter 30: Spirituality
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTEGRATING SPIRITUALITY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
      4. FUTURE DIRECTION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 31: Listening to Alzheimer's
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE ROLE OF SOCIAL LOCATION
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 32: Clinical Forensic Issues in Child Trauma Stemming from Juvenile Fire Setting and Bomb Making
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 33: Treating Child Sexual Abuse in Rural Communities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, AND PROBLEMS
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 34: mHealth R&D Activities in Europe
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND ISSUES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    6. Chapter 35: Vocational Rehabilitation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: RECENT TRENDS AND ISSUES IN VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION OF PEOPLE WITH ID
      3. VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND REHABILITATION
      4. ASSESSMENT OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      5. ASSESSMENT OF REHABILITATION
      6. BARRIERS FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
      7. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROCESS
      8. NEWER TRENDS IN VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION OF INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 36: Internet Related Current Issues of E-Learner and Recommended Practical Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTERNET RELATED CURRENT ISSUES OF E-LEARNERS
      4. RECOMMENDED PRACTICAL STRATEGIES
      5. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 37: Navigating Practice-Informed Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: PRACTICE-INFORMED EVIDENCE
      4. INTEGRATING THEORY WITH PRACTICE
      5. EXPLORING THE ROLE OF PRACTICE-INFORMED EVIDENCE IN SOCIAL WORK: A BRIEF REVIEW OF LITERATURE
      6. ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF EVIDENCE: REFLECTIVE PRACTICE
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 38: Piti, Piti, Wazo fe Nich Li (Little by Little, the Bird Builds its Nest)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. MO’S STORY
      3. WHAT IS HISTORY?
      4. HISTORIES OF HAITI
      5. MO'S WORK IN HAITI
      6. SHEWANEE’S STORY
      7. SEIZURES OR SEVERE MALNUTRITION?
      8. CULTURAL COMPETENCE? IS IT POSSIBLE?
      9. DEVELOPING A CULTURALLY RELEVANT HEALTH EDUCATION CURRICULUM
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 39: Forensic Psychological Perspectives on Youth Gang Involvement in Juvenile Fire Setting and Bomb Making Weapons Cases
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OVERVIEW OF A CASE INVOLVING GANG RELATED JUVENILE FIRE SETTING AND BOMB MAKING BEHAVIOR
      4. A HISTORY OF GANG RELATED FIRE SETTING AND BOMB MAKING
      5. GR-JFSB CRIME ANALYSIS
      6. BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE SERVICES
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 40: New Concepts, Old Known Issues
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. ENDNOTES