Dr Daria Kuss is a Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology and a member of the Psychology Division and International Gaming Research Unit at Nottingham Trent University. Her main teaching interests are in the areas of cyberpsychology, psychopathology/health psychology, individual differences, personality theory and the psychology of relationships.
Dr Kuss' research concerns the psychological aspects of Internet and technology use. She is specifically interested in understanding potentially pathological and addictive online behaviours, their phenomenological experience, clinical presentation and treatment. Daria is a prolific writer and has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and reports and regularly presents her research at international conferences. She is currently completing her second book, Internet addiction in psychotherapy (Palgrave). Her current research projects include, among other things, psychometric, interview, ethnographic and epidemiological studies into Internet and gaming use and addiction, cyberstalking and the use of online forums for mental health.