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Problematic Internet Use: A Longitudinal Study Evaluating Prevalence and Predictor

Problematic Internet Use: A Longitudinal Study Evaluating Prevalence and Predictor

Problematic internet use has been associated with poor academic performance, stress, and fewer positive health behaviors. Studies also have suggested bidirectional relationships between problematic internet use and other mental health conditions, such as depression.

In this publication, authors including HIP Investigator Dr. Elizabeth Cox evaluated the prevalence estimate and predictors of problematic internet use over time among college students and identified an intermediate-risk PRIUSS score toward earlier identification of being at risk.

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