Publisher: IGI Global
Publication Date: June 07, 2019
Binding: Kobo eBook
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 Technology 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.