Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102843
About the Course:
Parents, educators, and health care professionals have all expressed concerns about the proliferation of electronic devices and their negative effects throughout our society. Professional organizations have moved toward considering that the overuse of such devices may be diagnosable mental disorders. These actions have raised a number of related legitimate and controversial issues, which must be addressed. This course will review the latest developments in this area and some of the pros and cons of those issues. Gaming disorder itself may be regarded as a subarea of the broader concept of internet addiction.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Internet Addiction and Gaming Disorder created by Lou Franzini, PhD in 2019.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Describe the process and problems of adding or deleting a mental disorder from the DSM
Identify WHO’s criteria for diagnosing the newly added “mental health condition” of gaming disorder
Discuss the relationship between substance-related and behavioral addictions
List three pros and cons of video gaming and internet usage
Course MaterialPurchase Materials
This material is available to purchase for $18. This course material is published by Lou Franzini. For your convenience, Addiction Counselor CE has partnered with Lou Franzini to make it available for purchase right here.
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