Internet and Technology Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1522589015
  • ISBN-13: 9781522589013
  • DDC: 616.85
  • 758 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population around the world, and because of ubiquitous technology, social networking and internet addiction have become a concern in recent years. With all ages affected by the fear of missing out, which forces them to stay continually connected in order to stay up-to-date on what others are doing, new research is needed to prevent and treat anxieties caused by internet use. This authoritative resource provides the latest research on the social and psychological implications of internet and social networking addiction, plus ways to manage and treat this unique form of addiction. This this publication highlights a range of topics such as digital addiction, social isolation, and technology servitude, and is an ideal source for psychologists, cyberpsychologists, cybersociologists, counselors, therapists, public administrators, academicians, and researchers interested in psychology and technology use.