ESMH Press Review – April 26, 2019
Internet bots, a new vaccine against malaria and some latest reports on disinformation: check the ESMH selection of 24 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Naomi Anne Fineberg about screen addiction
Interview with Prof. Naomi Anne Fineberg, Consultant Psychiatrist at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT). There is consensus on the need for more study of Problematic Use of the Internet. Can you tell me about the background to establishing the COST Action 'European Network for Problematic Usage of the Internet' and writing the Manifesto ...
EU Project : NET&ME
NET&ME : Growing global concern about the public health and societal costs of problematic use of the internet, which has an estimated prevalence of 6% among the general population and which is increasingly recognised to affect children and young people, represents an emerging challenge for mental health research. The internet is now an integral part ...
STOA study : Harms of the internet to individuals, culture and society
It is increasingly recognised that the internet, in spite of all its benefits to society, can also be correlated with significant harms to individuals and society.
The growing threat of internet addiction
Excessive and problematic internet use is increasingly recognised as a potential threat to public health.