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. [...] Key Result The results reveal the following. First, no gold standard of Internet addiction classification exists as 21 different assessment instruments have been identified. They adopt official criteria for substance use disorders or pathological gambling, no or few criteria relevant for an addiction diagnosis, time spent online, or resulting problems. Second, reported prevalence rates differ as a consequence of different…Expand
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