Webinar: Promoting the study of the PROBLEMATIC USE OF INTERNET among early career researchers

Where: Online

Date: Friday 9th April 2021

Time: 14:00-17.20 (CET)


Friday 9th April 2021 2-5.20 PM (CET) 2:00 PM Welcome and Introductions

Ornella Corazza

2:10 PM the European Network for Problematic Usage of the Internet

Naomi Fineberg

2:30 PM Opportunities for funded Short Terms Scientific Missions

Giovanni Martinotti

Early Careers’ Presentations

Chairs: Ilaria De Luca and Patrik Koncz

2:40 PM “Problematic usage of the internet and its relationship with feeding and eating difficulties” K. Ioannidis – Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

2:55 PM “Problematic internet behaviors in times of COVID-19: Take home messages for early career scholars” B. Gjoneska – Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Skopje, North Macedonia

3:10 PM “The association between social media addiction and eating disturbances is mediated by muscle dysmorphia-related symptoms: a cross-sectional study in a sample of young adults” C. Massullo – Cognitive and Clinical Psychology Laboratory, Department of Human Science, European University of Rome, Rome, Italy

3:25 PM “Behavioural Addictions Among Portuguese College Students” A. R. Dores – Laboratory of Neuropsychophysiology, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences and School of Health, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

3:40 PM Break and virtual networking
Chairs: Biljana Gjoneska and Francesco Di Carlo

4:00 PM “Social Media and Mental Wellbeing: a biopsychosocial perspective” I. Cataldo – Affiliative Physiology and Behavior Lab, Dipartimento di Psicologia e Scienze Cognitive, University of Trento, Italy

4.15 PM “The transition toward Problematic Use of the Internet: the role of emotion dysregulation and obsessive-compulsive traits” M. Pettorruso – Department of Neuroscience, Imaging and Clinical Sciences” G. D’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy

4.30 PM “How video game monetization works? A few illustrative examples” O. Király – Institute of Psychology, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

4.45 PM “Examination of the relationship between gaming disorder (GD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a meta- analysis” Koncz P. – Institute of Psychology, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

5:00 PM “Personality predictors of social networks problematic use and the mediating role of usage motives” – V. Pupi – Department of Education Studies “Giovanni Maria Bertin”, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy

5:15 PM Launch of the global PUI early career network – M. Ciambella, Network Coordinator

5.30 PM Debate

5:45 PM END

Promoting the study of the PROBLEMATIC USE OF INTERNET among early career researchers

Friday 9th April 2021 2-5.20 PM (CET)


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