Treatment of Internet Addiction

Abstract: 

The birth of the Internet in 1969 has changed people's lives immensely in the past 48 years. Over the years, this invention has brought people connection, information, communication, business, entertainment, and so forth; however, researchers have found the impact of the Internet's byproduct, namely Internet addiction, in the past two decades as well. It was argued that Internet addiction might be detrimental to people's mental and physical health. The problem is that Internet addiction is not clearly defined, nor has it been included in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-5) by American Psychiatric Association. If the definition is not clear and the symptoms are varied, the treatment for Internet addiction would become an issue. In this chapter, the researcher will focus on different approaches to the treatment of Internet addiction based on research after reviewing the definitions, theories, causes, consequences, and symptoms of Internet addiction.

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authors: 
LIbi Shen
Year of Publication: 
2018
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Psychological, Social, and Cultural Aspects of Internet Addiction
Volume: 
1
Edition: 
1st
Pages: 
284-309
Date Published: 
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Place Published: 
IGI Global
Publication Language: 
English
ISBN Number: 
9781522534778
DOI: 
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3477-8
Editors: 
Bahadir Bozoglan (IF Weinheim Institute, Germany)
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