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Teens And Internet Addiction

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Internet Addiction - A Real Thing?

Can you be addicted to a longing for virtual connectivity in the same way that you can be addicted to a longing for a drink?

Of Signs And Types Of Internet Addiction

The Internet has made life a lot easier by making information more accessible to all and creating connections with different people around the world. However, it has also led a lot of people to spend too much time in front of the computer, so much...

6 Percent Of The World Population Are Affected!

A study has revealed that 6 per cent of people are suffering from internet addiction worldwide, hampering their health and interpersonal relationships. Researchers from University of Hong Kong presented 164 internet addiction prevalence figures, w...

It's Causing Psychological Problems Too!

About 73 per cent of the teenagers in the country have some sort of psychological problems because of Internet addiction. This is one of the findings of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, in a study conducted in ...

Internet Addiction Is As Harmful As Cocaine Is For The Brain

Internet addiction disrupts nerve wiring in the brains of teenagers, a 'groundbreaking' study has found. Similar effects have been seen in the brains of people exposed to alcohol, cocaine and cannabis. The discovery shows that being hooked on a be...

Confessions Of A Teenage Internet Addict

This teen would log let her homework collect dust to grant herself 5 more minutes of internet exploration for the 30th time in a night. She convinced herself that it was normal and she was totally in control...

'My Son Was Addicted' - A Mother's Tale

A mother shares her story of battling to save her teenage son's life from online gaming.

Resilience Can Help

Boosting teenagers' ability to cope with online risks, rather than trying to stop them from using the Internet, may be a more practical and effective strategy for keeping them safe, according to a team of researchers.

Internet De-Activation Centres Go Mainstream In India

Besides creating billion dollar ecommerce companies, Internet in India has opened up another interesting industry: Internet de-addiction centers. And looking by the response they are getting, it seems everything is not ok with Indians.

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