Addiction

TOPIC

Addiction

Internet and new technologies

Internet dependency calls for increasing attention from experts; it concerns a super investment in online activities. It takes the time and energy normally dedicated to other activities of life, accompanied by an inability to control it, as well as withdrawal symptoms and sometimes withdrawal from social life. The Internet can also be the vehicle through which other forms of addiction develop, such as virtual relationships, obsessive web search, online commerce, virtual sex and gaming (video games or digital games).

The Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS, the National Institute of Health in Italy) is mapping the National Health Service (NHS) services that carry out prevention and treatment activities for internet addiction in order to achieve an estimate and characterization of the use of Internet services.



eGames Project – I° Convegno Internazionale sul gioco d’azzardo on-line

Roma, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Aula Pocchiari – 26 febbraio 2019

“e-Games Project – I° Convegno Internazionale sul gioco d’azzardo on-line” sarà occasione per presentare uno studio transnazionale sulle caratteristiche dei giocatori online, con un focus sulla sovrapposizione tra la pratica del gioco d’azzardo e di altri giochi digitali.

L'e-Games Project ha visto la partecipazione di Francia, Italia, Germania, Polonia, Canada e Svizzera e sarà quindi anche un momento di confronto tra i paesi partecipanti.


Dipartimenti/Centri/Servizi

National addiction and doping center

Target

Healthcare professional

Content type

Document

Topics

Gambling Internet and new technologies Dependencies