24/07/2020 ***Now lockdown is easing, are you having trouble adjusting? Many people are having problems with adjusting to the easing of lockdown restrictions. Researchers at University of Hertfordshire want to learn the reasons why. ***
THE SURVEY IS OPEN FOR ALL THOSE AGED 18 YEARS AND OVER WHO WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE AND SHOULD TAKE APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES TO COMPLETE
07/07/2020 – Our COST Action Lithuanian Representative Vilma Liaugaudaite gave an interview on PUI to National Radio.
07/04/2020 ***New Study on Fitness lifestyles, Body Image and New Habits during the COVID19 Pandemic***
Take part in our up to 10 minute survey. Results will help identify the impact of physical distancing and improve mental health.
28/05/2020 – Ineteracademy Partnership Young Physicians Leaders alumna and our COST Action member Biljana Gjoneska comment on preventing problematic internet use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
20/05/2020 – Lithuanian press release about preventing problematic internet use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our COST Action communication manager Julius Burkauskas comments via the “Skaitmeninės etikos centras”.
31/12/2019 Our Net&Me COST Action Ca16207 member Prof. Mark Potenza interviewed by Sigutė Limontaitė for “DELFI” on addiction to pornography.
09/12/2019 – COST Action Members Edna Grünblatt and Susanne Walitza talk on Problematic Internet Use: Screen Addiction.
29/11/2019 – UK press release about problematic smartphone use basing on COST Action Member Sam Chamberlain comments via the Science Media Centre (SMC)
15/11/2019 – The Times, front page: “Experts claim addiction to shopping is a mental illness” – newspaper article basing on COST Action Member Astrid Mueller’s study “Online shopping in treatment-seeking patients with buying-shopping disorder” – published on Comprehensive Psychiatry
This study got the attention of printed and eletronic newspapers (please see links below) and generated several radio interviews:
15.11.19: Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2
22.11.19: Holly Keogh, talkRADIO
26.11.19: Claudia Sandler, PULS 4, Austria
27.11.19: Daniela Schulze, Uniradio Mephisto 67.6, Leipzig, Germany
09/10/2019 COST Action National Representative Dr Zsolt Demetrovics “Previous research has linked escapism to psychiatric distress and gaming disorder in recreational gamers. While esport gamers have many positive motivators like skill development, our study found that excessive immersion by some individuals can indicate mental health issues”
09/10/2019 COST Action National Representative Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones – A new public body is necessary to effectively regulate the UK video game industry
08/10/2019 COST Action National Representative Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones reacts to the news that first kids set to receive NHS therapy treatment for gaming and social media addiction
08/10/2019 Another interview by Lithuanian COST Action National Representative Ms Vilma Liaugaudaitė (article in Lithuanian)
COST information day 2019 September 17 in Montenegro
COST Action CA16207 (5.25)