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Psychological, Social, and Cultural Aspects of Internet Addiction

Dear colleagues,

A great book on Internet addiction edited by Dr. Bahadir Bozoglan will be published in December 2017. Together with two other colleagues, I will be contributing to this book with two unique chapters on Internet addiction.

A brief description of the book titled “Psychological, Social, and Cultural Aspects of Internet Addiction” is provided below:

Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population around the world. While typically associated with substances, such as drugs and alcohol, technology and internet addiction have become a concern in recent years as technology use has become ubiquitous.

Psychological, Social, and Cultural Aspects of Internet Addiction is a critical scholarly resource that sheds light on the relationship between psycho-social variables and internet addiction. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as human-computer interaction, academic performance, and online behavior, this book is geared towards psychologists, counselors, graduate-level students, and researchers studying psychology and technology use.

 The topics covered by the book are outlined below:

  • Academic Performance
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Low Family Factors
  • Online Behavior
  • Psycho-Social Variables
  • Stress and Internet Addiction

More information about the book can be found on its website (click here). I will let you know once the book is finalised and published.


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