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Internet Addiction

Part of the series Studies in Neuroscience, Psychology and Behavioral Economics pp 143-150

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The Impact of Psychoinformatics on Internet Addiction

  • Christian MontagAffiliated withDepartment of Psychology, University of Ulm Email author 
  • , Martin ReuterAffiliated withCenter for Economics and Neuroscience, University of BonnDepartment of Psychology, University of Bonn
  • , Alexander MarkowetzAffiliated withDepartment for Informatics, University of Bonn

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Abstract

Psychoinformatics refers to the new collaboration between the disciplines computer science and psychology to study psychological phenotypes by means of data mining. The present chapter gives an overview of how Psychoinformatics can aid research and therapy in the context of Internet addiction.