Adolescents and young adults (AYA) have an increased risk for Internet use disorders (IUD) compared to older individuals that may lead to functional impairments in daily life. To date, evidence-based brief interventions are lacking. This study aimed to test the efficacy of a low-threshold counseling approach based on Motivational Interviewing (MI) in a vocational school setting.
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Schmidt, H., …, Borgwardt, S., & Rumpf, H. J. (2022). Motivational brief interventions for adolescents and young adults with Internet use disorders: A randomized-controlled trial. Journal of behavioral addictions, 10.1556/2006.2022.00049. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1556/2006.2022.00049