Psychology & Psychiatry

New tool to assess digital addiction in children

A new study developed and validated a tool for assessing children's overall addiction to digital devices. The study, which found that more than 12% of children ages 9-12 years were at risk of addiction to digital devices ...

Medications

MENACTRIMS guidelines for multiple sclerosis updated

(HealthDay)—In a revised 2019 guideline, published in the January 2020 issue of Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, updated recommendations from the Middle East North Africa Committee for Treatment and Research in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to spot a psychopath

Millions recently flocked to the cinema to watch Joker, the origin story of Batman's notorious nemesis. Many have commented that the film is a portrait of a textbook psychopath. But perhaps the bigger question is how many ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Shopping addiction is a real disorder

UK-based healthcare group the Priory is well-known for treating gambling, sex, drug, alcohol and computing addictions—especially of the rich and famous. Now it has added a new condition to its list: shopping addiction.

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