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essential element of daily life, the use of ICT has become an object of social worry, especially regarding adolescents. This worry has evolved among adolescents because ICT is a vulnerable collective of the moment and the social environment in which they

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Introduction Having taken the first steps on their own, there are junctions at which adolescents need a helping hand. Have I gone too far? Is what I am doing dangerous? Deviant? Often feeling lost, a growing number of

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Authors: Claudia Marino, Elena Mazzieri, Gabriele Caselli, Alessio Vieno and Marcantonio M. Spada

Introduction There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that problematic social media use (also termed “disorder” or “addiction”) is an emerging mental problem, particularly among adolescents (e.g.,  van den Eijnden

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Authors: Christoph Randler, Lucia Wolfgang, Katharina Matt, Eda Demirhan, Mehmet Barış Horzum and Şenol Beşoluk

smartphones are like laptops because of including web browsing, WiFi, third-party apps, etc. ( Katz & Aakhus, 2002 ), and in the twenty-first century, they are more portable and attractive, especially for adolescents. A great number of adolescents enjoy using

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Authors: Claudia Marino, Tatiana Marci, Lucrezia Ferrante, Gianmarco Altoè, Alessio Vieno, Alessandra Simonelli, Gabriele Caselli and Marcantonio M. Spada

investigate the association between attachment styles, metacognitions, and PFU among adolescents. Adolescents are considered to be the most active age group on social media and the most vulnerable to possible negative consequences of SNSs use including

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adolescents ( Chun, Shim, & Kim, 2017 ). Therefore, we believe that an assessment of the effectiveness of psychological interventions for Internet addiction among adolescents requires a meta-analytical investigation because Internet addiction is prevalent

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Authors: Céline Bonnaire, Howard A. Liddle, Alexandre Har, Philippe Nielsen and Olivier Phan

Introduction Internet gaming, a global phenomenon, has become one of the most popular leisure activities among children and adolescents. Although it remains recreational for most, clinicians and empirical studies report that

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Authors: Ji-Bin Li, Phoenix K. H. Mo, Joseph T. F. Lau, Xue-Fen Su, Xi Zhang, Anise M. S. Wu, Jin-Cheng Mai and Yu-Xia Chen

Introduction Depression, the most widely reported psychiatric disorder ( Knopf, Park, & Mulye, 2008 ; Thapar, Collishaw, Potter, & Thapar, 2010 ), is an important public health issue among adolescents. Over 9% of adolescents

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Authors: Claudia Marino, Alessio Vieno, Gianmarco Altoè and Marcantonio M. Spada

& Przepiorka, 2015 ) and negative outcomes concerning Facebook use, the goal of the present study was to present an adaptation of the GPIUS2 to Facebook use and to validate the factor structure of the PFU Scale (PFUS) in Italian adolescents and young adults

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Authors: Melissa Slavin, Corey E. Pilver, Rani A. Hoff, Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, Marvin A. Steinberg, Loreen Rugle and Marc N. Potenza

F. Kaufman 2006 Adolescent gambling: Understanding the role of stress and coping Journal of Gambling Studies 22 2 195

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