Programs for Preventing Internet Addiction during Adolescence: A Systematic Review

  title={Programs for Preventing Internet Addiction during Adolescence: A Systematic Review},
  author={Tuba Bağatarhan and Diğdem M{\"u}ge Siyez},
With the Internet having become an inevitable part of life, Internet addiction, being on the agenda, is viewed as a significant problem for adolescents and is frequently a subject of research. One observes that in addition to studies on the prevalence of Internet addiction during adolescence and its relation to different variables, efforts to prevent Internet addiction in adolescence in recent years have particularly started to gain importance. The number of studies on preventing Internet… 
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