Internet and Social Networking Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Internet and Social Networking Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Projected Release Date: June, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 929
ISBN13: 9781522589006|ISBN10: 1522589007|EISBN13: 9781522589013|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8900-6

Description

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.

Internet and Social Networking Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is an authoritative resource for the latest research on the social and psychological implications of internet and social networking addiction, in addition to ways to manage and treat this unique form of addiction. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital addiction, social isolation, and technology servitude, this publication is an ideal reference source for psychologists, cyberpsychologists, cybersociologists, counselors, therapists, public administrators, academicians, and researchers interested in psychology and technology use.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital Addiction
  • Mental Health
  • Online Behavior
  • Problematic Computer Use
  • Psychological Aspects of Technology Addiction
  • Social Isolation
  • Stress and Internet Addiction
  • Technology Servitude

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.