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Multiple risk factors can predict internet addiction in adolescents

Medical X-Press – Staff Writer

“As technology continues to rapidly evolve, the development of internet addiction among adolescents has become as serious public health concern – especially in Asian countries such as China. But, can researchers actually predict the children who are at risk? Stella Xian Li, who earned her Ph.D. from UAlbany’s Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology this semester, is part of a collaborative study which links individual and environmental risk factors with internet addiction in adolescents. Findings were released this month in Computers in Human Behavior.”(more)

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