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Internet addiction and loneliness among children and adolescents in the education setting: an empirical pilot study

  title={Internet addiction and loneliness among children and adolescents in the education setting: an empirical pilot study},
  author={Halley M. Pontes and M. Griffiths and Ivone Patr{\~a}o},
  • Halley M. Pontes, M. Griffiths, Ivone Patrão
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Research into various behavioural addictions has shown that such behaviour can negatively impact psychological wellbeing. One behavioural addiction that has been increasingly studied empirically is that of Internet Addiction (IA). Despite general consensus concerning the negative effects of IA on mental health and other indices of physical and psychosocial health, little research has been done in child and adolescent populations in specific contexts. The main objectives of this study were to (i… CONTINUE READING
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