Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking

Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking is the essential, peer-reviewed journal for understanding the social and psychological impact of today’s social networking practices. Highly regarded as the go-to source in the field, the Journal has followed the trend of social networking and virtual reality for the past 15 years. It is known for its rapid communication articles and in-depth studies surrounding the effects of interactive technologies on behavior and society, both positive and negative.

Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Website
http://www.liebertpub.com/cyber
Impact factor
1.803 (2010)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Using virtual reality for anger control

Virtual reality may be an effective strategy for anger control in aggressive individuals. An immersive virtual-reality anger control training program can reduce the level of anger provoked, according to a new study published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media break improves mental health, according to a new study

Asking people to stop using social media for just one week could lead to significant improvements in their well-being, depression and anxiety, and could in the future be recommended as a way to help people manage their mental ...

Health

Social media use and physical health

Social media use was correlated with worse physical health indicators among college students, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Passive virtual reality more sickness-inducing than active play

Passive watching of a virtual reality game caused relatively severe cybersickness. In contrast, active playing of the game led to diminishing cybersickness, according to a study published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Virtual reality to manage psychological distress in adolescents

A new systemic review found that all studies reported benefits when using virtual reality (VR) to manage psychological distress in adolescents. These benefits occurred across a range of treatment scenarios, according to the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Digital romance and back-burner relationships among ex-partners

Back burners are people with whom one communicates with the hope of establishing a future romantic or sexual relationship. Having a prior romantic relationship with a back burner affects digital communications and sexual ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression, social anxiety, and use of mobile dating apps

Depression symptoms and social anxiety are associated with greater use of mobile dating applications among women. The extent to which these are associated with dating app use is reported in the peer-reviewed journal Cyberpsychology, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic forces mental health care workers to embrace online therapy

Until recently, online therapy was a bridge too far for many practitioners in mental health care. But then came COVID-19. Because psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists could no longer treat their clients face-to-face, ...

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