Internet Abuse Addiction ? Disorder ? Symptom ? Alternative Explanations ?

@inproceedings{MorahanMartin2004InternetAA,
  title={Internet Abuse Addiction ? Disorder ? Symptom ? Alternative Explanations ?},
  author={Janet Morahan-Martin},
  year={2004}
}
As Internet use has proliferated worldwide, there has been debate whether some users develop disturbed patterns of Internet use (i.e., Internet abuse). This article highlights relevant literature on Internet abuse and computer-mediated communication effects that supports and disputes major questions about Internet abuse. Is the addiction paradigm appropriate for Internet use? Is behavior that has been labeled Internet abuse symptomatic of other problems such as depression, sexual disorders, or… CONTINUE READING
41 Citations
45 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 45 references

Internet dependency among college students: Should we be concerned

  • K. Anderson
  • Retrieved February
  • 1999
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Incidence and correlates of pathological Internet use among college students

  • J. Morahan-Martin, P. Schumacher
  • Computers in Human Behavior
  • 2000
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Computer addiction: Is it real or virtual

  • M. nologyindex.html Orzack
  • Harvard Mental Health Letter,
  • 1999
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Online sexual compulsivity: Getting tangled in the Net

  • A. Cooper, D. Putnam, L. Planchon, S. Boies
  • Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity,
  • 1999
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Trivializing dependence

  • J. Jaffe
  • British Journal of Addiction
  • 1990
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Just click no. The New Yorker

  • D. Wallis
  • three. Retrieved September
  • 2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…