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Computer addiction?

Margaret A. Shotton

Computer addiction?

a study of computer dependency

by Margaret A. Shotton

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Taylor & Francis in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human-computer interaction.,
  • Computers -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-315).

    StatementMargaret A. Shotton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.9.M3 S46 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 330 p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1810257M
    ISBN 10085066795X, 0850667968
    LC Control Number89219772

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