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The new psychological disorder of Internet addiction is fast accruing both popular and professional recognition. Past studies have indicated that some patterns of Internet use are associated with loneliness, shyness, anxiety, depression, and self-consciousness, but there appears to be little consensus about Internet addiction disorder. This exploratory(More)
Interleukin-10 (IL-10) downmodulates phagocytic immune responses and accentuates humoral responses. Human neonates exhibit broad immune deficits that parallel actions of IL-10. We postulated that IL-10 production would be diminished in neonatal blood cells. We found that IL-10 production by lipopolysaccharide-stimulated peripheral blood mononuclear cells(More)
  • Louis Leung
  • Cyberpsy., Behavior, and Soc. Networking
  • 2004
Born between 1977 and 1997, Net-generation is the first generation to grow up surrounded by home computers, video games, and the Internet. As children of the Baby Boomers, the Internet is the medium of choice for the Net-geners. Based on the assumption that Net-generation has unique characteristics, this study examined (1) how Net-geners addicted to the(More)
As they relate to user-generated content on the internet, civic engagement and psychological empowerment have received significant interest in recent years. While past studies have examined online civic participation and political empowerment, the way in which civic engagement offline and content generation online are related to psychological empowerment(More)
Severe drug-induced liver injury (DILI) remains a major safety issue due to its frequency of occurrence, idiosyncratic nature, poor prognosis, and diverse underlying mechanisms. Numerous experimental approaches have been published to improve human DILI prediction with modest success. A retrospective analysis of 125 drugs (70 = most-DILI, 55 = no-DILI) from(More)
Reducing the generation of amyloid-β (Aβ) in the brain via inhibition of β-secretase or inhibition/modulation of γ-secretase has been pursued as a potential disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease. For the discovery and development of β-secretase inhibitors (BACEi), γ-secretase inhibitors (GSI), and γ-secretase modulators (GSM), Aβ in(More)
  • Louis Leung
  • Cyberpsy., Behavior, and Soc. Networking
  • 2002
This study investigated the relationships between self-disclosure in ICQ ("I seek you") chat, level of loneliness, and ICQ usage. The Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale and the Revised Self-Disclosure Scale (RSDS) were administered to a multistaged stratified random sample of 576 college students. The results indicate that loneliness is not related to level of(More)