Differential psychological impact of internet exposure on Internet addicts.

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Michela Romano; Lisa A Osborne; Roberto Truzoli; Phil Reed;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3567114, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055162
  • Subject: Psychological and Psychosocial Issues | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Mental Health | Psychological Stress | Health Care Policy | Psychiatry | Computer Science | Psychology | Personality | Behavior | Web-Based Applications | Non-Clinical Medicine | Clinical Psychology | Settore M-PSI/08 - Psicologia Clinica | Mood Disorders | Psychometrics | Medicine | Anxiety Disorders | Experimental Psychology | Q | R | Computer Applications | Applied Psychology | Science | Neuropsychiatric Disorders | internet; psychology
    mesheuropmc: education | behavioral disciplines and activities | mental disorders

The study explored the immediate impact of internet exposure on the mood and psychological states of internet addicts and low internet-users. Participants were given a battery of psychological tests to explore levels of internet addiction, mood, anxiety, depression, sch... View more
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