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Is Internet Addiction a Real Mental Disorder ?

3-12-2013 National:

The Internet is something that should be enjoyed, like most things, in moderation.

But for some of us, that’s not possible because our jobs depend on massive amounts of time online. And for others, tempered Internet use isn’t possible because of a very real disorder: Internet Use Disorder (bearing the unfortunate acronym IUD).

People who are addicted to the Internet have brain functions similar to that of people who are addicted to cocaine, heroin, and other illicit drugs, according to the article.

As for treatment for Internet addiction, it’s not exactly as simple as taking away someone’s Wi-Fi. Cognitive behavior therapy has been show to work. But the message is clear: stop spending so much time on the Internet. Go outside. Touch a tree. ...Remainder of article is a LARGE graphic, worth your time to read... by Your Digital Space

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