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Teen Internet Addicts More Likely To Hit, Pinch, Harm Themselves: Study

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Teenagers who are addicted to the Internet are more likely to engage in self-harm behavior, according to an Australian-Chinese study.

Researchers surveyed 1,618 adolescents aged 13 to 18 from China's Guangdong Province about behavior such as hitting themselves, pulling their own hair, or pinching or burning themselves, and gave them a test to gauge Internet addiction.

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