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Case Report, J Addict Behav Ther Rehabil Vol: 5 Issue: 1

Cues: Role in Excessive Use of Technology

Sharma MK*
Additional Professor Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Sharma MK
Additional Professor Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received: November 09, 2015 Accepted: January 02, 2016 Published: January 07, 2016
Citation: Sharma MK (2016) Cues: Role in Excessive Use of Technology. J Addict Behav Ther Rehabil 5:1. doi:10.4172/2324-9005.1000149

Abstract

Excessive use of internet has been seen in relation to the presence of psychosocial cues. The role of cues/cues based exposure has been well researched in the area of substance use. It has implications in the area of technology has not been explored. The user sought consultation ay SHUT clinic for management of pornography. The user was assessed using clinical interview, Internet addiction test and NIMHANS screening tool for psychological problems. It demonstrated the indulgence in pornography in relation to cues; problematic use of internet and psychiatric caseness. It has implication for evolving the cue exposure based treatment and coping skills.

Keywords: Cues, Pornography, Treatment

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