Event Abstract

Social Network and Addiction

  • 1 Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Palermo, Italy

Social Network sites constitute a new form of web communities, where people meet and share interests and activities. Due to exponential growth of this sites, an increasing number of scholars is beginning to study the emergent phenomena in order to identify any psychopathological risk related to use of social web, such as addiction. This article examines the recent literature about this issue.

Conference: Annual CyberTherapy and CyberPsychology 2009 conference, Villa Caramora, Italy, 21 Jun - 23 Jun, 2009.

Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

Topic: Oral Presentations

Citation: La Barbera D, La Paglia F and Valsavoia R (2009). Social Network and Addiction. Front. Neuroeng. Conference Abstract: Annual CyberTherapy and CyberPsychology 2009 conference. doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.14.2009.06.054

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Received: 20 Mar 2009; Published Online: 20 Mar 2009.

* Correspondence: Daniele La Barbera, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, labadan@unipa.it

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