Case Study
Volume 13 Issue 10 - 2021
Comorbidity Issues between Autism Spectrum Disorders and Internet Addiction. Diagnosis and Treatment Implications
Maria Theodoratou1* and Ignatia Farmakopoulou2
1School of Humanistic Sciences, Hellenic Open University, Greece
2School of Humanistic Sciences, University of Patras, Greece
*Corresponding Author: Maria Theodoratou, School of Humanistic Sciences, Hellenic Open University, Greece.
Received: August 18, 2021; Published: September 06, 2021




Abstract

The aim of the present paper is to present comorbidity issues between autism spectrum disorders and internet addiction due to scarce research on the topic. Additionally, it examines some treatment suggestions concerning these mental disorders. Our paper focuses on data concerning coexistence and similarities of these mental entities. It is argued that cognisance of specific traits of people with Asperger and/or other mental disabilities is needed in order to have beneficial treatment on internet and videogaming addiction.

Keywords: Mental Disorders; Videogaming Addiction; Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Citation: Maria Theodoratou and Ignatia Farmakopoulou. “Comorbidity Issues between Autism Spectrum Disorders and Internet Addiction. Diagnosis and Treatment Implications”. EC Neurology 13.10 (2021): 10-17.

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