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    Adição à internet ou uso problemático da internet? Qual dos termos usar?

    Fernandes, B. and Maia, B.R. and Pontes, Halley (2019) Adição à internet ou uso problemático da internet? Qual dos termos usar? Psicologia USP 30 , e190020. ISSN 0103-6564.

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    Internet use has increased exponentially worldwide. Although the use itself is not negative, since it integrates several benefits, some individuals seem to show problems related to its excessive, uncontrolled, and dysfunctional use. Therefore, the interest of researchers in exploring this use, when it is excessive and unhealthy, has been growing, especially in the last two decades. However, being a subject/construct treated by different authors with different theoretical frameworks, several terms are used in the literature to describe this phenomenon. Regarding this, this article proposes to present a literature review of two of the most used and shared concepts in the scientific literature, that is, internet addiction and problematic internet use.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): internet addiction, problematic internet use, conceptualization
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Psychological Sciences
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 06 May 2021 15:20
    Last Modified: 07 Aug 2023 16:12


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