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Introduction Internet addiction can be defined as overuse of the Internet leading to impairment of an individual’s psychological state (both mental and emotional), as well as their scholastic or occupational and social

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. Beard E. M. Wolf 2001 Modification in the proposed diagnostic criteria for internet addiction CyberPsychology & Behavior

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Introduction Internet addiction is defined as a loss of control in Internet behavior use and has been found to lead to various problems and maladjustment in daily lives ( Jeon, Hyun, & Chun, 2011 ; Young, 1996 ). Although the

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Orsolya Inhóf, András N. Zsidó, Gábor Perlaki, Gergely Orsi, Beatrix Lábadi, Norbert Kovács, Anna Szente, Tamás Dóczi, József Janszky, and Gergely Darnai

Introduction Internet addiction (IA) is considered as a behavioral addiction disorder with high prevalence ( Cheng & Li, 2014 ). It includes not only the increased use of the Internet, but according to the most popular models

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function in real life ( Anderson, 2001 ; Festl, Scharkow, & Quandt, 2013 ; Young, 1998 ). The presentations of problematic Internet use, or Internet addiction, described in the literature mainly include a loss of control over Internet use, a

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Introduction Internet addiction in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Internet addiction has substantial adverse effects on the physical and mental health, interpersonal relationships, and

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Introduction The Internet Addiction Test (IAT) was developed by Young (1998) to measure the presence and severity of the Internet dependency, in a North American population sample. The IAT measures self-reported compulsive

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Sam-Wook Choi, Dai-Jin Kim, Jung-Seok Choi, Heejune Ahn, Eun-Jeung Choi, Won-Young Song, Seohee Kim, and Hyunchul Youn

indicate that males are more vulnerable to Internet addiction than are females ( Fattore, Melis, Fadda & Fratta, 2014 ; Heo, Oh, Subramanian, Kim & Kawachi, 2014 ). Moreover, a recent meta-analysis showed that Internet addiction was significantly

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problems, family discord, and depressed mood ( Christakis, 2010 ; Kubey, Lavin, & Barrows, 2001 ; Park, Hong, Park, Ha, & Yoo, 2013 ). This phenomenon may be conceptualized as Internet addiction and classified as a behavioral addiction ( Holden, 2001

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors: Martina Goslar, Max Leibetseder, Hannah M. Muench, Stefan G. Hofmann, and Anton-Rupert Laireiter

draft of the ICD-11 ( World Health Organization, 2018 ). It is important to note that IGD should be distinguished from the global designation internet addiction (IA), as both represent different constructs (e.g., Griffiths & Pontes, 2014 ; Kiraly et al

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