Total CE Credit Hours: 1.75
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103116
About the Course:
This course examines the treatment efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) versus Program Individualized Psychotherapy for Addiction of Technology Information and Communication (PIPATIC) for gaming disorder treatment in adolescent Spanish males ages 12-18 diagnosed with Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD). It includes an overview of video game use in adolescence, a comparative evaluation measuring anxious/depressed, withdrawn/depressed, somatic complaints, social problems, thought problems, attention, problems, rule-breaking behavior, aggressive behavior, internalizing problems, and externalizing problems.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Treatment Efficacy of a Specialized Psychotherapy Program for Internet Gaming Disorder created by Alexandra Torres-Rodríguez and Mark D. Griffiths, PhD in 2018.
Publication Date:Journal of Behavioral Addictions 7(4), pp. 939–952 (2018)
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the prevalence of video game use, misuse, and Internet Gaming Disorder in adolescents.
- Identify the more effective treatment, CBT or PIPATIC.
- Summarize the benefits of each approach.
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