International Journal of School Health

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The Impact of Excessive Internet Use on Communication Skills and Mental Health in Cafe Internet Users

Ali Soleymani 1 and Mehrzad Farahati 1 , *
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1 Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Sciences and Culture, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of School Health: July 01, 2014, 1 (2); e23524
  • Published Online: July 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 5, 2014
  • Revised: December 11, 2014
  • Accepted: April 2, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/intjsh-23524

To Cite: Soleymani A, Farahati M. The Impact of Excessive Internet Use on Communication Skills and Mental Health in Cafe Internet Users, Int J School Health. 2014 ; 1(2):e23524. doi: 10.17795/intjsh-23524.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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