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The social interaction in the web society between the Internet disorder and the role of services for addictions
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Carmine Clemente 
Year:  2016 Issue: suppl. 2 Language: English 
Pages:  13 Pg. 84-96 FullText PDF:  84 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2016-SU2007
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This article focuses on the new kinds of addiction "without substances", and specifically it deals with the Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD). On the basis of a deep review of the research on this topic, the author warns against the potential medicalization of what could be a new communicative pattern. In fact, it is stressed that there is not enough evidence about social practices related to the web. A possible answer to this new phenomenon (the IAD) could come - paradoxically - from the web. Indeed, IAD could be treated by web-based interventions.
Keywords: Web society; new addiction; internet addiction; social interaction; services

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Carmine Clemente, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" suppl. 2/2016, pp. 84-96, DOI:10.3280/SES2016-SU2007

   

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