Internet, Gaming and Hyper-Sexual Addictions

When:
December 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
2018-12-11T12:00:00-05:00
2018-12-11T13:00:00-05:00
Where:
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
100 W 5th St
Hamilton, ON L8P 3R2
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team

Presented by:

  • Michael Amlung, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at McMaster University
  • Lana Vedelago, M.Sc. Student, Neuroscience Graduate Program

Aims of the session:

  1. Present an overview of prevalence and proposed diagnostic criteria of problematic online gaming, internet addiction, and hyper sexuality.
  2. Expand on the relationships between these problematic behaviors and other issues like alcohol and substance use, impulsivity, and symptoms of mental illness.
  3. Present the current state of research on effective treatment strategies.

Attend the session in-person or remotely.

This session is hosted by the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team.

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