Internet Addiction Book Review

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Annotated Bibliography for Internet Addiction
Lisa Comtaruk
October 27, 2017
Bishop, J. (2015). Psychological and Social Implications Surrounding Internet and Gaming Addiction. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, an imprint of IGI Global.
The book focuses on the negative side of technology and how people fall prey to gambling and gaming addiction (Bishop, 2015).
Cash, H., Rae, C. D., Steel, A. H., & Winkler, A. (2012). Internet Addiction: A Brief Summary of Research and Practice. Current Psychiatry Reviews, 8(4), 292–298. http://doi.org/10.2174/157340012803520513
This study serves to analyze internet addiction disorder (IAD) among working clients. As such, the author tries to bring out this issue as an important matter of concern that
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(2017). Internet addiction: Neuroscientific Approaches and Therapeutical Implications including Smartphone Addiction. Cham, Switzerland: Springer
The book summarizes the therapeutic and theoretical models dealing with the internet addiction
Pezoa-Jares R.E., Espinoza-Luna I.L., & Vasquez-Medina J.A. (2012) Internet Addiction: A Review. J Addict Res Ther S6:004. doi:10.4172/2155-6105.S6-004
The article explains the prevalent of the addiction among adolescents and young people, and adults. Thus, it outlines possible treatment methods for the AID.
Romano, M., Osborne, L. A. Truzoli, R., & Reed, R. (2012). Differential Psychological Impact of Internet Exposure on Internet Addicts. PLoS ONE, 8(2): e55162. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0055162
Romano et al. (2012). Provide the findings on a study on the immediate impact of the internet exposure in the psychological states and moods of internet addicts as compared to the low internet users.
Shaigan, A., & Khushgeet, K. (2014). A Study of Internet Addiction and Its Impact on Academic Performance of University Students. International Journal of Education and Management Studies,
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The article will expound more on the magnitude of the problem.
Tran, B. A. et al. (2017). A study on the influence of internet addiction and online interpersonal influences on health-related quality of life in young Vietnamese. BMC Public Health, 17:138, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3983-z
This article explores Internet Abdication in young people in Vietnam and other Asian nation, and how gender affects the addiction. It provides healthcare professionals effective intervention that can be used to counter negative effects of IA.
Wu, C-Y., Lee, M-B., Liao, S-C., Chang, L-R. (2015). Risk Factors of Internet Addiction among Internet Users: An Online Questionnaire Survey. PLoS ONE, 10(10): e0137506. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0137506
This study provides information on the prevalence of IA and its associated psychopathological and psychosocial determinants in different internet user groups based on their ages.
Xu, J., Shen, L., Yan, C., Hu, H., Yang, F., Wang, L., … Shen, X. (2012). Personal characteristics related to the risk of adolescent internet addiction: a survey in Shanghai, China. BMC Public Health, 12, 1106.

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