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Online Addiction

The Internet: Online Addiction 

Price: $41.27
S&L Price: $30.95
ISBN: 978-1-60152-270-2
Format: Hardcover
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Author: Peggy Parks
Publication Date: 2012
Number of Pages: 96
Dewey Code: 302.34
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

Mental health professionals who specialize in online addiction define it as uncontrollable, compulsive, heavy use of the Internet that results in a significant negative impact on one's life. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations this title examines, Is Online Addiction Real? Can People Get Addicted to Social Networking? How Serious a Problem Is Compulsive Online Gaming and Gambling? and Can Online Addiction Be Prevented and/or Treated?