International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction

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Peer Influence in Internet and Digital Game Addicted Adolescents: Is Internet / Digital Game Addiction Contagious?

Selim Gunuc 1 , *
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1 Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Education, Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technologies, Post Code: 65000, Van, Turkey
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: June 2017, 6 (2); e33681
  • Published Online: October 10, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 8, 2015
  • Revised: May 14, 2016
  • Accepted: June 9, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.33681

To Cite: Gunuc S. Peer Influence in Internet and Digital Game Addicted Adolescents: Is Internet / Digital Game Addiction Contagious?, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2017 ;6(2):e33681. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.33681.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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