dc.contributor.authorSim, Jovena.
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-31T06:06:05Z
dc.date.available2013-05-31T06:06:05Z
dc.date.copyright2013en_US
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/53319
dc.description.abstractInterest in internet addiction has grown over the decade. Internet addiction is broadly defined as the inability of individuals to control their internet use, resulting in marked distress and functional impairment in daily life. This review consolidates the relevant and latest academic investigation on internet addiction. The first section will give an overview of the definitions, terminology and assessment tools. The second section will consider the addictive potential of internet and possible etiology of internet addiction. The third section will focus on the psychiatric co-morbidity and the treatments available for internet addicts.en_US
dc.format.extent27 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciencesen_US
dc.titleInternet addiction : a review of the research.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreePSYCHOLOGYen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Douglas B Matthewsen_US


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