LIB-342 Online Obsessions: Determining and Dealing with Digital Dependency
This course will study online obsessions including Internet, mobile phone and video game addictions. 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.
Semester Hours: 3
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