Connected at any Cost: Adolescent Developmental Needs and Online Relationship Formation

@inproceedings{Miller2010ConnectedAA,
  title={Connected at any Cost: Adolescent Developmental Needs and Online Relationship Formation},
  author={Susan M. Miller and Kenneth L. Miller and Christine Allison},
  year={2010}
}
The purpose of this chapter (and indeed this book) is to explore relationships among adolescent development and the use of Internet technologies that influence the formation of online relationships. The focus on adolescence is designed to illuminate unique developmental characteristics and needs of that group which influence use of the Internet environment for forming relationships. Developmental characteristics of the adolescent include unfolding abilities to think abstractly, to consider… 
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