Online social networks and mental functioning: A case study

J. Halász, Peter Vida, J. Gádoros, Tamas Gabor Orosz

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Abstract

In recent years, the personal involvement into online social networks grew extensively. The present paper introduces a case of a 17 year-old adolescent girl with psychotic symptoms, where intensive and distorted usage of online social networks was present. The self-image of an average adolescent is highly modified by inputs delivered by online social networks. The long-term consequences of digital networks on mental functioning of adolescents are discussed. Both beneficial (information flow, social support) and harmful effects (paradox isolation, psychopathologies) should be taken into account for the proper evaluation of the 'digital self'.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICCC 2013 - IEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, Proceedings
Pages379-383
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventIEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, ICCC 2013 - Tihany, Hungary
Duration: Jul 8 2013Jul 10 2013

Other

OtherIEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, ICCC 2013
CountryHungary
CityTihany
Period7/8/137/10/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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Halász, J., Vida, P., Gádoros, J., & Orosz, T. G. (2013). Online social networks and mental functioning: A case study. In ICCC 2013 - IEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, Proceedings (pp. 379-383). [6617623] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCyb.2013.6617623

Online social networks and mental functioning : A case study. / Halász, J.; Vida, Peter; Gádoros, J.; Orosz, Tamas Gabor.

ICCC 2013 - IEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, Proceedings. 2013. p. 379-383 6617623.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Halász, J, Vida, P, Gádoros, J & Orosz, TG 2013, Online social networks and mental functioning: A case study. in ICCC 2013 - IEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, Proceedings., 6617623, pp. 379-383, IEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, ICCC 2013, Tihany, Hungary, 7/8/13. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCyb.2013.6617623
Halász J, Vida P, Gádoros J, Orosz TG. Online social networks and mental functioning: A case study. In ICCC 2013 - IEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, Proceedings. 2013. p. 379-383. 6617623 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCyb.2013.6617623
Halász, J. ; Vida, Peter ; Gádoros, J. ; Orosz, Tamas Gabor. / Online social networks and mental functioning : A case study. ICCC 2013 - IEEE 9th International Conference on Computational Cybernetics, Proceedings. 2013. pp. 379-383
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