Excessive Internet use: implications for sexual behavior

GRIFFITHS, M., 2000. Excessive Internet use: implications for sexual behavior. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 3 (4), pp. 537-552. ISSN 1094-9313

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Abstract

The Internet appears to have become an ever-increasing part in many areas of people’s day-to- day lives. One area that deserves further examination surrounds sexual behavior and excessive Internet usage. It has been alleged by some academics that social pathologies are beginning to surface in cyberspace and have been referred to as “technological addictions.” Such research may have implications and insights into sexuality and sexual behavior. Therefore, this article examines the concept of “Internet addiction” in relation to excessive sexual behavior and Internet pornography, as well as examining newer areas of Internet sexuality such as “online relationships” and sexually-related Internet crime (e.g., “cyberstalking”).

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: CyberPsychology & Behavior
Creators: Griffiths, M.
Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert
Place of Publication: Larchmont, N.Y.
Date: 2000
Volume: 3
Number: 4
ISSN: 1094-9313
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:21
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2015 14:30
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11572

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