Caught in the 'Net' - Recognizing Internet Addiction in Youth

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Varghese and Fayard discuss the nature of internet addiction, noting that, “Internet addiction refers to a pathological use of computers or technology that is characterized by intrusive urges to engage in online behaviors to an extent that contributes to significant impairments in daily life.” They describe the six core factors of internet addiction and provide a chart of warning signs for internet addiction in children. In addition, they explain the prevalence, risk factors, negative consequences, and evidence-based prevention and intervention programs for internet addiction.  
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Publication Date:
2016
Authors:
Mary E Varghese; Carlos Fayard
Publisher:
Journal of Adventist Education
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Journal of Adventist Education, Volume 78, Issue 4
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Language:
English
Resource Type:
Internet Resources; Serial Publications
Resource Objective:
Informal / Lifelong Learning
Level:
Grade 7-Tertiary
Audience:
Teacher / Faculty, Parent / Informal Education
Religious Origin:
Seventh-day Adventist