Impulse Control Disorders and Behavioural Addiction

Course Code: ADMH 5011

Academic Year: 2020-2021

In this course, students critically review disorders characterized by diminished control over behaviour, such as gambling, internet use and gaming. These disorders have historically been conceptualized as impulse control disorders and non-substance or "behavioural" addictions. An overview of disordered eating and sexual addiction will also be covered. Students study the classification of DSM.