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Publishing addiction: a behavioural disorder with specific characteristics

Finlay, A. Y. 2021. Publishing addiction: a behavioural disorder with specific characteristics. British Journal of Dermatology 184 (2) , pp. 338-339. 10.1111/bjd.19500

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By reading an academic journal, you are already at high‐risk of publishing addiction (PA). So read on and see if you have it. PA is proposed as a previously unreported behavioural addiction. Gambling, excessive smartphone use and unrestrained shopping are other behavioural “addictions”.1,2 Although widespread, PA is masked by its normalisation within academia, as alcoholism may be accepted in a brewery. PA can greatly impact the lives of those in its grip.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Additional Information: This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 0007-0963
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 17 September 2020
Date of Acceptance: 28 August 2020
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2021 13:36

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