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LIB-342 Online Obsessions: Determining and Dealing with Digital Dependency

This course will study online obsessions including electronic addictions such as internet addiction, mobile phone addiction, and video game addiction. The emphasis will be placed on a comprehensive biopsychosocial framework. Throughout, attention will be given to the impact of age and cultural factors and the idea that usage is a matter of choice. Intervention strategies will be included to obtain therapeutic information, support recovery, and prevent relapse. Students will develop theoretical understanding, self-awareness, and strategies for treatment. Other factors that contribute to electronic addiction will also be examined.

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Credits: 3

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