Psychological, Social, and Cultural Aspects of Internet Addiction

Psychological, Social, and Cultural Aspects of Internet Addiction

Bahadir Bozoglan (IF Weinheim Institute, Germany)
Indexed In: PsycINFO®
Release Date: December, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 390
ISBN13: 9781522534778|ISBN10: 1522534776|EISBN13: 9781522534785|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3477-8


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.

Topics Covered

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

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

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bahadir Bozoglan is an assistant professor at Suleyman Demirel University of Education, Turkey. He received his Ph.D. in Psychological Counseling and Guidance. He is a licensed psychotherapist of Weinheim Systemic Therapy Institute, Germany. He teaches educational psychology-related courses such as developmental and learning psychology, guidance, and educational statistics. His major research interest focuses on Internet Addiction, Psychological Variables, Systemic Therapy, Family Issues, Retirement and Measurement. His research works have been published in high-impact journals, including Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, Computers in Human Behavior, Psychological Reports, European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Asia Pacific Psychiatry, and Turkish Journal of Geriatricss.