Potential Markers for Problematic Internet Use: A Telephone Survey of 2,513 Adults

@article{Aboujaoude2006PotentialMF,
  title={Potential Markers for Problematic Internet Use: A Telephone Survey of 2,513 Adults},
  author={E. Aboujaoude and L. Koran and N. Gamel and M. Large and R. Serpe},
  journal={CNS Spectrums},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={750 - 755}
}
ABSTRACT Objective: The Internet has positively altered many aspects of life. However, for a subset of users, the medium may have become a consuming problem that exhibits features of impulse control disorders recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Method: This is the first large-scale epidemiological study of problematic Internet use through a random-digit-dial telephone survey of 2,513 adults in the United States. Given the lack of… Expand
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