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Selfie a New Generation Addiction DisorderLiterature Review and Updates

Selfie a New Generation Addiction DisorderLiterature Review and Updates

Over a period of time, technological advancement has given us new addiction disorders. Last two decades were known for computer addiction disorder and internet addiction disorders. Smartphone has intruded in our daily life so much that without which we cannot survive. Many of today generation smarphones are equipped with high resolution camera, we call it “selfie” camera. Though peopl
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The prevalence of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) among high school students in relation to age and sex.

The undertaken research aimed at determining the frequency of deliberate self-injurious behaviour (D-SIB) among the students of secondary schools and also the analysis of the frequency of repeated Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) occurrences in accordance with DSM-5 criteria in reference to the age and sex in the studied population. The data was collected via survey method according to the questio
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[Internet Addiction Disorder in a Sample of 402 High School Students].

CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that there is a sizable population of youth already showing or at risk of developing some kind of problematic relationship with the web. Social Anxiety Disorder seems to be both a risk factor and a frequent co-morbid disorder of internet misuse. Further studies along with shared diagnostic criteria and tools will facilitate research on treatments for these rapidly
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[GABAB receptor as therapeutic target for drug addiction: from baclofen to positive allosteric modulators].

Authors: Agabio R, Colombo G
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The present paper summarizes experimental and clinical data indicating the therapeutic potential of the GABAB receptor agonist, baclofen, in the treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD) and substance use disorder (SUD). Multiple preclinical studies have demonstrated the ability of baclofen to suppress alcohol drinking (including binge- and relapse-like
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[From the editor].

Authors: Dudek D, Sobański JA, Klasa K
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Dear Readers We are happy and proud to announce that we managed to achieve intention announced in the last issue: for the first time in PubMed there is a possibility of direct and free access to the full texts published in Polish Psychiatry (Polish and English language versions are available)!!! For the issue 6/2014 they have been downloaded
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