Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Internet Addicts: Treatment Outcomes and Implications

@article{Young2007CognitiveBT,
  title={Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Internet Addicts: Treatment Outcomes and Implications},
  author={Kimberly S. Young},
  journal={Cyberpsychology \& behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={
          671-9
        }
}
  • K. Young
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science, Medicine, Psychology
  • Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society
Research over the last decade has identified Internet addiction as a new and often unrecognized clinical disorder that impact a user's ability to control online use to the extent that it can cause relational, occupational, and social problems. While much of the literature explores the psychological and social factors underlying Internet addiction, little if any empirical evidence exists that examines specific treatment outcomes to deal with this new client population. Researchers have suggested… Expand
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