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Psychology and the Internet : intrapersonal, interpersonal, and transpersonal implications / edited by Jayne Gackenbach.
Published:
San Diego : Academic Press, c1998.
Description:
xix, 369 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction to psychological aspects of Internet use / Jayne Gackenbach and Evelyn Ellerman -- Pt. I. The intrapersonal : statistically "normal" and "deviant" aspects of the self -- ch. 2. The self and the Internet : variations on the illusion of one self / Elizabeth Reid -- ch. 3. Causes and implications of disinhibited behavior on the Internet / Adam Joinson -- ch. 4. Internet addiction : does it really exist? / Mark Griffiths -- ch. 5. Internet therapy and self-help groups : the pros and cons / Storm A. King and Danielle Moreggi -- ch. 6. Future clinical directions : professional development, pathology, and psychotherapy on-line / John M. Grohol -- Pt. 2. The interpersonal : from close to distant relationships -- ch. 7. The psychology of sex : a mirror from the Internet / Raymond J. Noonan -- ch. 8. Males, females, and the Internet / Janet Morahan-Martin -- ch. 9. Work and community via computer-mediated communication / Caroline Haythornthwaite, Barry Wellman, and Laura Garton -- ch. 10. Virtual societies : their prospects and dilemmas / Magid Igbaria, Conrad Shayo, and Lorne Olfman -- Pt. 3. The transpersonal : on the net and the net itself -- ch. 11. From mediated environments to the development of consciousness / Joan M. Preston -- ch. 12. World wide brain : self-organizing Internet intelligence as the actualization of the collective unconscious / Ben Goertzel -- ch. 13. The coevolution of technology and consciousness / Jayne Gackenbach, Greg Guthrie, and Jim Karpen.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Other Authors:
Gackenbach, Jayne, 1946-
ISBN:
0122719506

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