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Title Impulse control disorders / edited by Elias Aboujaoude, Lorrin M. Koran
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 310 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Compulsive buying : clinical aspects / Donald W. Black -- Compulsive buying : cultural contributors and consequences / April Lane Benson, Helga Dittmar, and Reeta Wolfsohn -- Kleptomania : clinical aspects / Lorrin M. Koran, Dana Bodnik, and Pinhas N. Dannon -- Kleptomania and the law / Brad Novak -- Pathological gambling : clinical aspects / Jon E. Grant and Brian L. Odlaug -- Pathological gambling : promoting risk, provoking ruin / Laura M. Letson -- Cash and casinos : an Indian perspective / Eileen M. Luna-Firebaugh -- Trichotillomania : clinical aspects / Michael R. Walther, Benjamin T.P. Tucker, and Douglas W. Woods -- Trichotillomania : the view from dermatology / Drew Miller and Amy McMichael -- How to create a national advocacy organization / Christina S. Pearson -- Skin picking : clinical aspects / Celal ðCalikuðsu and èOzlem Tecer -- Skin picking : the view from dermatology / Rungsima Wanitphakdeedecha and Tina S. Alster -- Onychophagia (nail biting) : clinical aspects / Timothy Ivor Williams -- Nail biting and other oral habits : a dental perspective / Sven E. Widmalm and Duane C. McKay -- Problematic internet use : clinical aspects / Timothy Liu and Marc N. Potenza -- Virtual violence : the games people play / Vladan Starcevic and Guy Porter -- Counseling in cyberspace : your e-therapist is on call / John H. Greist -- Hypersexuality : clinical aspects / Peer Briken, Andreas Hill, and Wolfgang Berner -- The sex industry : public vice, hidden victims / William M. Spice -- Intermittent explosive disorder : clinical aspects / Emil F. Coccaro and Michael S. McCloskey -- Violence against women : preventing a social scourge / Joan C. Chrisler and Sheila Ferguson -- Intimate partner violence : aggression at close quarters / Christy M. McKinney and Raul Caetano -- Pyromania : clinical aspects / Candice Germain and Michel Lejoyeux -- Arson : choking off the flames / Paul Schwartzman
Summary In the last decade, much needed attention and research has been focused on the group of psychiatric conditions termed 'impulse control disorders' or ICDs. Pathological gambling, compulsive shopping, kleptomania, hypersexuality, Internet 'addiction', among other disorders, are characterized by a recurrent urge to perform a repetitive behavior that is gratifying in the moment but causes significant long-term distress and disability. Despite the high rate of co-morbidity with obsessive compulsive disorder, ICDs are now clearly distinguished from these disorders with a unique clinical approach for diagnosis and treatment. A wide array of psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic options is now available for treating these disorders. Drs Elias Aboujaoude and Lorrin M. Koran have collated the world's foremost experts in ICD research and treatment to create a comprehensive book on the frequency, evolution, treatment, and related public policy, public health, forensic, and medical issues of these disorders. This is the first book to bring together medical and social knowledge bases related to impulse control disorders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Impulse control disorders.
Impulse control disorders -- Treatment.
Impulse control disorders -- Etiology.
Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders -- therapy.
Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders -- etiology.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Form Electronic book
Author Aboujaoude, Elias, 1971-
Koran, Lorrin M.
ISBN 9780511714702 (ebook)
9780511712623 (electronic bk.)
0511712626 (electronic bk.)
9780511711930 (electronic bk.)
051171193X (electronic bk.)
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