Gaming and Technology Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Editor: Information Resources Management Association
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $515.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $772.50
ISBN: 978-1-52-250778-9
Category: Technology & Engineering - Gaming
Image Count: 34
Book Status: Available
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Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population 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.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Section 1 Fundamental Concepts and Design Methodologies
  • Preface
  • Internet Gaming Disorder: A Deeper Look into Addiction vs. High Engagement - Mario Lehenbauer-Baum, Sigmund Freud Private University, Austria, Martina Fohringer, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Mind the Gap: Developmental Vulnerability and Mental Health - Valsamma Eapen, University of New South Wales, Australia & South West Sydney Local Health District, Australia, Amelia Walter, University of New South Wales, Australia & South West Sydney Local Health District, Australia
  • Asians and the Myth of the Model Minority in Higher Education: A Psychocultural Reality in the 21st Century - Ronn Johnson, University of San Diego, USA, Ji Youn Cindy Kim, University of Iowa, USA, JoJo Yanki Lee, University of San Diego, USA
  • A Research Framework for Investigating the Benefits of Technology in Treatment and Management of ADHD in Tertiary Students - Bader Binhadyan, RMIT University, Australia, Bill Davey, RMIT University, Australia
  • Mental Illness, Youth, and Lessons from Residential Treatment Centers - Krista Allison, University of Phoenix, USA, Chris Allison, Southwest Baptist University, USA
  • Happiness or Addiction: An Example of Taiwanese College Students’ Use of Facebook - Sen-Chi Yu, National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan
  • Development Challenges of a Full Integrated App in Higher Education - Anabela Sousa Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal, António A. Moreira, University of Aveiro, Portugal, Paulo Chaló, University of Aveiro, Portugal, Luís Sancho, University of Aveiro, Portugal, Ana Varela, University of Aveiro, Portugal, Carla Oliveira, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • “Rural-Specific” Types of Childhood Trauma in Rural Communities - Roberto Jose Velasquez, New Mexico State University, USA, Yadira Juarez, San Diego State University, USA
  • The Games People Play: Exploring Digital Addiction within the Context of the Gamification of ICT Project Design for Public Sector Administration Reform - Shefali Virkar, University of Oxford, UK
  • Using a Multi-Tiered System of Support: A Proposed Model for Incoming Students at a HBCU - Kimberly M. Daniel, Bowie State University, USA, Cheryl H. Blackman, Bowie State University, USA, Katrina S. Kardiasmenos, Bowie State University, USA, Ometha O. Lewis-Jack, Bowie State University, USA
  • Section 2 Technologies and Applications
  • Preface
  • Smartphone Use, Addiction, Narcissism, and Personality: A Mixed Methods Investigation - Claire Pearson, University of Derby, UK, Zaheer Hussain, University of Derby, UK
  • Online Prevention and Early Intervention in the Field of Psychiatry Using Gamification in Internet Interventions: Practical Experience with a Program Targeting Eating Disorders in Czech Republic - Jana Hanusová, Charles University, Czech Republic, Tereza Štěpánková, Charles University, Czech Republic, Jana Tomanová, Charles University, Czech Republic, Simona Dočkalová, Charles University, Czech Republic, Hana Papežová, Charles University, Czech Republic
  • Augmenting Online Mental Health Support Services - Rafael A. Calvo, The University of Sydney, Australia, M. Sazzad Hussain, The University of Sydney, Australia & Health and Biosecurity, CSIRO, Australia, David Milne, The University of Sydney, Australia, Kjartan Nordbo, The University of Sydney, Australia, Ian Hickie, The University of Sydney, Australia P. Danckwerts ReachOut, Australia
  • Tools for eMental-Health: A Coping Processor for Adaptive and Interactive Mobile Systems for Stress Management - Manolya Kavakli, Macquarie University, Australia, Hedieh Ranjbartabar, Macquarie University, Australia, Amir Maddah, Macquarie University, Australia, Kiumars Ranjbartabar, Macquarie University, Australia
  • An Investigation of the Role of Using IS/IT in the Delivery of Treatments for ADHD in University Students - Bader Binhadyan, RMIT University, Australia & Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Deakin University & Epworth HealthCare, Melbourne, Australia
  • Comparing Online Personality of Americans and Chinese - Xingyun Liu, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Tingshao Zhu, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Assessment of Childhood Trauma in Rural Settings - Apryl A. Alexander, Auburn University, USA, Megan E. Harrelson, Auburn University, USA
  • Workforce Development in Behavioral Healthcare and the Increased Use of Technology: Is It Working or Not? Are We Asking the Right Questions? - Susanne Ingle, Kuprevich Consulting, USA, Carol L. Kuprevich, Kuprevich Consulting, USA
  • Section 3 Organizational Implications and Critical Issues
  • Preface
  • Concerns for Individuals with Intellectual Disability in India - Priyanka Behrani, The Maharaja Sayajirao University, India, Dorothy Bhandari Deka, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, India
  • The Impact of the Model Minority Culture in Higher Education Institutions: The Cause of Asian Americans’ Psychological and Mental Health - Ben Tran, Alliant International University, USA
  • Reproductive and Mental Health during Natural Disaster: Implications and Issues for Women in Developing Nations – A Case Example - Jasim Anwar, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • An Empirical Study of the Factors that Influence In-Class Digital Distraction among University Students: A U.S. – Namibia Cross-Cultural Study - Ravi Nath, Creighton University, USA, Leida Chen, California Polytechnic State University, USA, H. N. Muyingi, School of Computing and Informatics, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
  • Mental Health Issues among Family Members of Children with Mental Disability - Aili Hanim Hashim, University Malaya, Malaysia, Manveen Kaur, University Malaya, Malaysia, Norharlina Bahar, Hospital Selayang, Malaysia, Wan Salwina Wan Ismail, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Cyberbullying in the World of Teenagers and Social Media: A Literature Review - Sophia Alim, Independent Researcher, UK
  • What If a Whole Community Came Together? Collaborating to Ensure No Wrong Door to Services - Rebecca Hoffmann, Frances Maine Behavioral Healthcare, USA
  • “I Can't Do It by Myself”: An IPA of Clients Seeking Psychotherapy for Their MMORPG Addiction - Daria Joanna Kuss, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • Intellectual Disability in the Family Context: Parents with Intellectual Disability - Swarnima Bhargava, Independent Researcher, India, Daanesh Marazban Umrigar, Independent Researcher, India
  • Negative Effects of Home Foreclosures on Mental and Physical Health Risks - Owusu Kizito, InvestiGroup LLC, USA
  • Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being in Inclusive Classrooms - Dustin Graham, York University, Canada, Isabel Killoran, York University, Canada, Gillian Parekh, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada
  • Section 4 Emerging Trends
  • Preface
  • Spirituality: A Path to Healing for Children in Rural Communities - Sandra Barnes, Fielding Graduate University, USA, Tosin Alabi, Fielding Graduate University, USA
  • Listening to Alzheimer's: The Role of Social Location in Illness Narratives - Renee L. Beard, College of the Holy Cross, USA, Maureen K. O'Connor, Bedford Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA & Boston University School of Medicine, USA
  • Clinical Forensic Issues in Child Trauma Stemming from Juvenile Fire Setting and Bomb Making: Culturally Responsive Risk Assessment and Treatment Paradigm for Rural Settings - Ronn Johnson, University of San Diego, USA, Karla Klas, University of Michigan, USA, Eric Jacobs, University of San Diego, USA Elizabeth Grace University of San Diego, USA, Alejandra Murillo, University of San Diego, USA
  • Treating Child Sexual Abuse in Rural Communities - Leah Genieve Kenyon-George, Fielding Graduate University, USA
  • mHealth R&D Activities in Europe - Yiannis Koumpouros, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece, Aggelos Georgoulas, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
  • Vocational Rehabilitation: Recent Trends and Issues in Vocational Rehabilitation of People with ID - Neerajana Ghosh, Central Institute of Psychiatry, India, Vinod Kumar Sinha, Central Institute of Psychiatry, India, Shuvabrata Poddar, Central Institute of Psychiatry, India
  • Internet Related Current Issues of E-Learner and Recommended Practical Strategies - Mehmet Firat, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Navigating Practice-Informed Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice: Balancing Multiple Discourses and Competing Claims to Knowledge - Margaret Pack, Australian Catholic University, Australia
  • Piti, Piti, Wazo fe Nich Li (Little by Little, the Bird Builds its Nest): Promoting Change and Health Education in Post-Earthquake Haiti - Shewanee Howard-Baptiste, University of Tennessee – Chattanooga, USA, Mo Baptiste, Haitian American Caucus, USA
  • Forensic Psychological Perspectives on Youth Gang Involvement in Juvenile Fire Setting and Bomb Making Weapons Cases: Forensic Perspective Youth Gangs Fire Setting and Weapons - Ronn Johnson, University of San Diego, USA
  • New Concepts, Old Known Issues: The DSM-5 and Internet Gaming Disorder and its Assessment - Halley M Pontes, Nottingham Trent University, UK, Mark D Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University, UK