The association between Internet addiction and psychiatric disorder: a review of the literature.

@article{Ko2012TheAB,
  title={The association between Internet addiction and psychiatric disorder: a review of the literature.},
  author={C H Ko and Jin Y. Yen and Cheng-Fang Yen and Cheng-Hao Steve Chen and Chiehfeng Chen},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
Internet addiction is a newly emergent disorder. It has been found to be associated with a variety of psychiatric disorders. Information about such coexisting psychiatric disorders is essential to understand the mechanism of Internet addiction. In this review, we have recruited articles mentioning coexisting psychiatric disorders of Internet addiction from the PubMed database as at November 3, 2009. We describe the updated results for such disorders of Internet addiction, which include… CONTINUE READING
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