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Internet Addiction Disorder

How To Break Your Internet Addiction

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.31.2016 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

For a while, I've been complaining about people who overuse the Internet. People who walk across intersections while staring at their phones. At first, only the young were afflicted. And that was fine with me. Now, however, the epidemic has spread.

Electronic Etiquette in the Digital Age

Dr. David Greenfield | Posted 02.01.2015 | Technology
Dr. David Greenfield

My prediction is that many pubic places will begin to develop digital use policies--just as some restaurants are offering meal discounts if you agree to leave your phone in the car! In fact, that might not be a bad idea... to be in the social world without the intrusive digital distraction.

Facebook Addiction Gone Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 01.31.2012 | Technology

Some people just have to feed their Facebook addiction, no matter what the cost. Just ask two teens who were arrested at 3:30 a.m. Friday morning a...

Web Addiction Similar To Alcoholism? Study Says Yes

The Huffington Post | Jocelyn Richard | Posted 01.12.2012 | Healthy Living

The brains of Internet addicts may undergo chemical changes similar to those of alcoholics and other drug addicts, according to a new study published ...

16-Year-Old Internet Addict Allegedly Beaten To Death In Boot Camp

Telegraph | Published: 5:07PM BST 30 Sep 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A Chinese teenager was allegedly beaten to death at a boot camp for troubled youths that his mother had lured him to attend by promising he was going ...