Author | Marc N. Potenza, MD, PhD


When Pornography Becomes a Problem: Clinical Insights

December 13, 2019


This CME activity provides an understanding of problematic pornography use and how it relates to compulsive sexual behavior disorder.

Young Adult Mental Health

February 02, 2010


The young adult years (18 to 29) are a critical time of transition, and they present unique challenges in regard to mental health issues and development. Until recently, most research has focused either on children and adolescents or adults. Grant and Potenza’s Young Adult Mental Health is a comprehensive text for clinicians and researchers who work with persons in the transitional period of young adulthood.

Pathological Gambling: A Present Problem From the Past

September 01, 2001


By definition, gambling is the process of placing something of value (usually money) at risk in the hopes of gaining something of greater value (Potenza et al., 2001). It is a human behavior that has persisted for millennia; some of humanity's earliest historical accounts document gambling as a practice of ancient civilizations (France, 1902; Potenza and Charney, 2001).