19/08/2019 Our COST Action‘s representative Dr. Henrietta Bowden-Jones comments on the situation that addicted teenagers travelling to overseas clinics as there are no NHS facilities to treat gaming disorder
30/04/2019 Our Net&Me COST Action Ca16207 member Prof. Mark Potenza interviewed by Diane Sawyer for a ABC 20/20 episode on gaming, screen time and internet use
01/04/2019 Expert reaction to study on depression and social media as published in EClinicalMedicin. Prof Naomi Fineberg, spoke as a Chair of the COST Action group into Problematic Internet Usage commenting research study ‘Social media use and adolescent mental health: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study’ by Kelly et al.
09/03/2019 “Riscos e Desafios” (Risks and Challenges) is a Portuguese initiative, by Administração Regional de Saúde do Norte and supported by Net&Me COST Action Ca16207, which addresses all 1st year Porto Polytechnic students and aims to promote academic success and prevent risky behaviour by developing core competencies for well-being and health.
19/01/2019 E- Magazine Portal: “Science for All”. Title: “The Digital Revolution – a Problem or a Solution for the Human Evolution”. Author: Biljana Gjoneska (Research Associate, MASA) (article in Macedonian)
12/2018 – Problematic Internet Use and Its Impact on Anxiety – Dr. Vera Nezgovorova, Dr. Eric. Hollander, Dr. Naomi Fineberg, Dr. Jon Grant, Dr. Sam Chamberlain, Kyra Citron
In this blog post we provide a description of Problematic Internet Use, describe screening measures existing in the field and key unanswered questions, provide clinical patients examples, introduce COST project, suggest a design of an upcoming study, describe available applications (“apps”)
29/11/2018 E-Magazine Portal: “Faculties”. Title: “The Internet Opens the Door for New and Seldom Popularized Addictions“. Author: Biljana Gjoneska (Research Associate, MASA) (article in Macedonian)
22/11/2018 Georgian representatives report on COST activities in Tbilisi State Medical University (article in Georgian)
19/10/2018 Printed Newspaper “Nova Makedonija” Title: “A Manifesto for the Problematic Usage of Internet in Everyday Life“ Author: Nada Pop-Jordanova (Academician, MASA) National dissemination (article in Macedonian)
05/10/2018 Our Action’s researchers set out priorities for dealing with problem internet use
21/09/2018 COST Action is introduced in Science Gallery London on the 21st of September.
16/05/2018 Short movie: “Child”, related to the Problem of Online Gaming (ENG sub). Director: Radovan Petrovic.