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TitleInternet Addiction Among Cyberkids in China: Risk Factors and Intervention Strategies [electronic resource] / by Qiaolei Jiang
ImprintSingapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019
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Descript XXVII, 199 p. 13 illus. online resource


Focusing on the two essential factors of the construction of risk, this book presents research revolving around the staging of and the coping with Internet addiction in China. Using ethnographic methods, it investigates the signs and treatment of Internet addiction and discusses the in-patient approaches used to help children overcome the addiction and to reduce the likelihood of relapse following discharge. Examining the individual level and broader social levels of the process as well as the links between the two, the findings provide valuable insights into the prevention and treatment of Internet addiction. To help readers better understand the signs of Internet addiction and preventive measures, the book addresses the following issues: Public concern and media coverage of Internet addiction in contemporary China Clinical assessment and risk factors of Internet addiction in adolescents Parent-narrated signs of Internet addiction in Chinese children and adolescents Coping strategies and treatments for Internet addiction


Introduction -- Risk, technology, health and everyday life -- Internet development and Internet addiction in China -- Public concern and media coverage of Internet addiction -- Risk factors and clinical assessment of Internet-addicted adolescents -- Parent-narrated signs and Internet-addicted adolescents’ recovery in inpatient treatment -- Discussion and Conclusions

Developmental psychology Digital media Childhood Adolescence and Society. Child and School Psychology. Digital/New Media.


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