Internet and Social Media Addiction

Internet and Social Media Addiction

by Andrea C. Nakaya




The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including Illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest, Lively objective overviews, primary source quotes, and illustrated facts and statistics present an inviting full-color and user-friendly format. Subsets in the Compact Research series include: Addictions, Current Issues, Diseases and Disorders, Drugs, Energy and the Environment, The Internet, Teenage Problems

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601527608
Publisher: Referencepoint Pr Inc
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Compact Research Series: Addictions
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Internet and Social Media Addiction at a Glance 8

Overview 10

Is Internet and Social Media Addiction a Serious Problem? 20

Primary Source Quotes 27

Facts and Illustrations 30

What Causes Online Addiction? 34

Primary Source Quotes 40

Facts and Illustrations 43

How Do Online Addictions Affect Health and Well-Being? 47

Primary Source Quotes 53

Facts and Illustrations 56

How Can People Overcome Internet and Social Media Addiction? 61

Primary Source Quotes 68

Facts and Illustrations 71

Key People and Advocacy Groups 76

Chronology 78

Related Organizations 80

For Further Research 83

Source Notes 86

List of Illustrations 90

Index 90

About the Author 96

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