News tagged with internet addiction
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Adelaide say treatment for people affected by video game "addiction" would be improved if a standard definition of the problem were adopted by psychologists.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
As Internet access becomes increasingly widespread, so do related psychopathologies such as Internet addiction and delusions related to the technology and to virtual relationships. Computer communications ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People worried about the amount of time they spend online are invited to take part in a study about internet addiction.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Everybody is talking about Internet addiction. Medically, this phenomenon has not yet been as clearly described as nicotine or alcohol dependency. But a study conducted by researchers from the University of Bonn and the Central ...
Addiction Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict?Researchers from Norway have developed a new instrument to measure Facebook addiction, the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Internet addiction disorder may be associated with abnormal white matter structure in the brain, as reported in the Jan. 11 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE. These structural features may be linked to behavioral impair ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 11, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (6) | 0
American teenagers are spending an ever-increasing amount of time online, much to the chagrin of parents who can't seem to tear their children away from Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook. But despite the dangers that lurk on ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0