Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction to Internet Addiction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Neuroscientific Approaches to Internet Addiction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Fuchun Lin, Hao Lei
      Pages 21-42
    3. Chih-Hung Ko, Gin-Chung Liu, Ju-Yu Yen
      Pages 43-63
    4. Hyun Soo Park, Sang Eun Kim
      Pages 65-76
    5. Doug Hyun Han, Sun Mi Kim, Perry F. Renshaw
      Pages 77-91
    6. Christian Montag, Martin Reuter
      Pages 93-109
    7. Christian Montag, Éilish Duke, Martin Reuter
      Pages 131-139
  4. Therapeutical Interventions & Governmental Policies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Christian Montag, Martin Reuter, Alexander Markowetz
      Pages 143-150
    3. Giovanni Camardese, Beniamino Leone, Coco Walstra, Luigi Janiri, Riccardo Guglielmo
      Pages 151-165
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 235-246

About this book


This book combines a scholarly introduction with state-of-the-art research in the characterization of Internet addiction. It is intended for a broad audience including scientists, students and practitioners. The first part of the book contains an introduction to Internet addiction and their pathogenesis. The second part of the book is dedicated to an in-depth review of neuroscientific findings which cover studies using a variety of biological techniques including brain imaging and molecular genetics. The last part of the book will focus on therapeutic interventions for Internet addiction.


Autonomic Nervous Activity FMRI Intrenet Addiction Research Psychopharmacological Treatment of Internet Addiction Structural Brain Imaging

Editors and affiliations

  • Christian Montag
    • 1
  • Martin Reuter
    • 2
  1. 1.Universität UlmMolekulare PsychologieUlmGermany
  2. 2.Differentielle & Biologische PsychologieRheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität BonnBonnGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-07241-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-07242-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2196-6605
  • Series Online ISSN 2196-6613
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