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Internet Addiction

Permanent Linkby ameliawang on Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:16 am

Addiction to the Internet has such features as preoccupation that is excessive in nature, poor self-control over computer utilization and internet access, and compulsive behaviors which result in cognitive, mood and even mental disorders. Internet addiction is attracting attention of the media and researchers, stimulated by the increasing growth of easy internet and computer access. There is a wide variety of estimates of the prevalence, including the results of a random survey conducted over the telephone that indicated the rate of 0.3-0.7% prevalence among the citizens of the United States. This global disorder is the most prominent in nations with widespread computer and internet usage. Relevant findings from both the report from the survey and clinical research indicate that male gender is more affected compared to females. The start of the addiction is in the 20–30 age bracket, and, additionally there is a decade or more of time lag between the primary stage and the final problematic u...

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