ICBA 2019

6th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions

Welcome Message

Message for ICBA2019

We are pleased to announce that the 6th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions (ICBA) is due to take place between 17th and 19th of June, 2019 in Yokohama, Japan. This conference is the first ICBA conference to be held in the Asia-Pacific region. The conference will be organized by Susumu Higuchi (National Hospital Organization Kurihama Medical and Addiction Center, Japan) and Zsolt Demetrovics (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary), president of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Addictions (ISSBA).

The principal conference theme is "Behavioral addiction: Globally growing issues - need for innovation in prevention and research". It will provide a unique opportunity to share and improve scientific knowledge on non-substance related addictions. Topics will cover both common and less common behavioral addictions and related behavioral disorders, based on a range of research areas, ranging from biological to psychosocial and behavioral studies. The ICBA represents an excellent opportunity to meet experts in the field of behavioral addiction and develop international networks and collaborations. We look forward to welcoming all who are interested in behavioral addictions and related disorders. Join us in Yokohama.

Faithfully yours,

  • Susumu Higuchi
    Co-chair and Local Organizer
    of the Conference

  • Zsolt Demetrovics
    Co-chair of the Conference
    and President of the ISSBA