Internet addiction: a systematic review of epidemiological research for the last decade.

@article{Kuss2014InternetAA,
  title={Internet addiction: a systematic review of epidemiological research for the last decade.},
  author={Daria J. Kuss and Mark D. Griffiths and Laurent Karila and Jo{\"e}l Billieux},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical design},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 25},
  pages={
          4026-52
        }
}
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 the potential negative consequences of overuse. Over the last decade, research into Internet addiction has proliferated. This paper reviews the existing 68 epidemiological studies of Internet addiction that (i) contain quantitative empirical data, (ii) have been published after 2000, (iii) include an analysis… CONTINUE READING
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