Heritability of compulsive Internet use in adolescents

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Vink, Jacqueline M.; van Beijsterveldt, Toos C. E. M.; Huppertz, Charlotte; Bartels, Meike; Boomsma, Dorret I.;
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Addiction Biology,volume 21,issue 2,pages460-468 (issn: 1355-6215, eissn: 1369-1600)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5006854, doi: 10.1111/adb.12218
  • Subject: Human Genetic Studies | adolescents | Addictive behavior | Human Genetic Study | Internet addiction | compulsive Internet use | heritability
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Abstract Over the past decades, Internet use has grown substantially, and it now serves people as a supportive tool that is used regularly and—in large parts of the world—inevitably. Some people develop problematic Internet use, which may lead to addictive behavior and ... View more
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