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Web Addiction

Internet Cafe Patrons Ignore Body Of Dead Gamer

Posted 02.04.2012 | World

It took hours for patrons and staff to notice the corpse of a man who died after an hours-long gaming session at an Internet cafe in Taiwan, Sky News ...

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 ...

The Web: Just As Addictive As Cigarettes And Booze

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 09.25.2011 | Healthy Living

Imagine this: You're going somewhere for the day, when you realize that you've left your smartphone and computer at home. You won't be able to retriev...

Internet Addiction: A Public Health Crisis?

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 06.22.2011 | Home
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

There are concerns that large numbers of people have become "Internet addicts" and that the Internet is dehumanizing us. Despite the credibility of some of the people who raise these concerns, the evidence is anything but conclusive.

Chinese Internet Addicts Stage Mutiny At Boot Camp

Times Online | Jane Macartney, Beijing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Fourteen young detainees overcame their guard and fled a boot camp regime of physical training and psychological treatment designed to cure their addi...

Does E-Mail Make It Harder to Pray? How the Digital Age Is Changing Spiritual Life

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Time for solitude and time for rest -- that is, time away from e-mail, the web, and the latest gadget (sorry, Mr. Jobs) is necessary for "recollection," for some quiet time with God.

Young Men Are Hooked On The Web--Even In Bed, Study Shows | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Almost all young men use the internet every day, and it is the technology they are most attached to, according to new study....

Internet Addicts: China Bans Corporal Punishment In Web Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BEIJING (AFP) -China has issued rules banning the beating and confinement of youths being treated for Internet addiction after revelations of abuse at...