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Current Psychiatry Research and Reviews


ISSN (Print): 2666-0822
ISSN (Online): 2666-0830


Beyond Information Overload and Stress: A Plea to Acknowledge the Complexity of Problematic Internet Use and Consider Individualized Intervention Strategies

Author(s): Maèva Flayelle, Vladan Starcevic and Joël Billieux*

Volume 15, Issue 1, 2019

Page: [72 - 73] Pages: 2

DOI: 10.2174/266608221501190416120931

Price: $65

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