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Online Social Networking and Addiction—A Review of the Psychological Literature
  • D. Kuss, M. Griffiths
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of environmental research…
  • 29 August 2011
Social Networking Sites (SNSs) are virtual communities where users can create individual public profiles, interact with real-life friends, and meet other people based on shared interests. They areExpand
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Internet addiction: a systematic review of epidemiological research for the last decade.
In the last decade, Internet usage has grown tremendously on a global scale. The increasing popularity and frequency of Internet use has led to an increasing number of reports highlighting theExpand
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Internet Gaming Addiction: A Systematic Review of Empirical Research
The activity of play has been ever present in human history and the Internet has emerged as a playground increasingly populated by gamers. Research suggests that a minority of Internet game playersExpand
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Can Disordered Mobile Phone Use Be Considered a Behavioral Addiction? An Update on Current Evidence and a Comprehensive Model for Future Research
Despite the many positive outcomes, excessive mobile phone use is now often associated with potentially harmful and/or disturbing behaviors (e.g., symptoms of deregulated use, negative impact onExpand
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The relationship between addictive use of social media and video games and symptoms of psychiatric disorders: A large-scale cross-sectional study.
Over the last decade, research into "addictive technological behaviors" has substantially increased. Research has also demonstrated strong associations between addictive use of technology andExpand
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Internet addiction in students: Prevalence and risk factors
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The last decade has witnessed a large increase in research on the newly emerging mental health problem of Internet addiction. Expand
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Online Gaming Addiction? Motives Predict Addictive Play Behavior in Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games
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We assessed 175 current MMORPG players and 90 nonplayers using a Web-based questionnaire regarding their gaming behavior, problems as consequences of gaming, and game motivations and tested their statistical associations. Expand
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The (co-)occurrence of problematic video gaming, substance use, and psychosocial problems in adolescents
Abstract Aims: The current study explored the nature of problematic (addictive) video gaming (PVG) and the association with game type, psychosocial health, and substance use. Methods: Data wereExpand
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Internet addiction in adolescents: Prevalence and risk factors
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We identified a number of activities and personality traits associated with Internet addiction, whereas extraversion and conscientiousness appeared as protective factors in high frequency online gamers. Expand
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Internet gaming addiction: current perspectives
  • D. Kuss
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychology research and behavior management
  • 14 November 2013
In the 2000s, online games became popular, while studies of Internet gaming addiction emerged, outlining the negative consequences of excessive gaming, its prevalence, and associated risk factors.Expand
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