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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 504376, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/504376
Research Article

The Relationship between Alexithymia, Anxiety, Depression, and Internet Addiction Severity in a Sample of Italian High School Students

Department of Neurosciences, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy

Received 21 July 2014; Accepted 23 September 2014; Published 20 October 2014

Academic Editor: Manuel F. Casanova

Copyright © 2014 Giuseppe Scimeca et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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