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May 21, 2019

Plug Back Into Life: Treatment Considerations in Internet Use Disorders

Dr David Greenfield
Dr. David N. Greenfield PhD, MSCP is the founder of The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of...

This workshop will present clinical/treatment issues to address Internetaddiction and Internet use disorder, along with an introduction to theneurobiology and related treatment implications of managing this growingprocess addiction. We will examine the broader psychosocial andneurobehavioral aspects of the Internet as a mood-altering behaviour andhow the unique characteristics of the Internet promote compulsive useand addictive patterns--including how the Internet functions as avirtual slot machine.