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J Nerv Ment Dis. 2012 Jun;200(6):489-91. doi: 10.1097/NMD.0b013e318257c503.

Behavioral addiction--quo vadis?

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  • Department of Mental Health, Forensic Evaluation Services, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA. mihordin@earthlink.net

Abstract

Behavioral addiction is a new class of psychiatric disorders being considered for inclusion in the next edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). In this article, pathological model railroading disorder is introduced as a vehicle for highlighting and discussing the foreseeable risks and benefits of legitimizing behavioral addiction as a diagnostic class in DSM-5.

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