20 Links to Technological Addiction
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International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, Volume 4, Number 1 It has been alleged by some academics that excessive Internet use can be pathological and addictive. This paper reviews what is known from the empirical literature on ‘Internet addiction’ and its derivatives (e.g., Internet Addiction Disorder, Pathological Internet Use, etc.) and assesses to what extent it exists.
The Benefits of Facebook “Friends:” Social Capital and College Students’ Use of Online Social Network Sites - Ellison - 2007 - Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication Abstract This study examines the relationship between use of Facebook, a popular online social network site, and the formation and maintenance of social capital.
Internet addiction disorder Internet addiction disorder (IAD) is now more commonly called problematic internet use (PIU) or compulsive internet use (CIU). Other overlapping terms include internet overuse, problematic computer use or pathological computer use – and even iDisorder. These terms avoid the word addiction and are not limited to any single cause, but only reflect a general statement about excessive computer use that interferes with daily life. IAD was originally proposed as a disorder in a satirical hoax by Ivan Goldberg, M.D., in 1995, though some later researchers have taken his essay seriously.
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Internet Addiction Test 0 of 20 questions completed Questions: How do you know if you’re already addicted or rapidly tumbling toward trouble? The Internet Addiction Test is the first validated and reliable measure of addictive use of the Internet.
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Are you a tangled mess of BlackBerrys, emails, PDAs, iPhones, laptops, and cell phones? When Technology Addiction Takes Over Your Life
This probably sounds familiar: You're out to dinner with friends, and everything's fun, until you get that itch. It's been 20 minutes, and you really want to check Facebook, or Twitter, or Foursquare or email. Forget about wanting; this is needing. Our addiction to technology trumps caffeine, chocolate and alcohol
CHICAGO — The telltale signs are ominous: teens holing up in their rooms, ignoring friends, family, even food and a shower, while grades plummet and belligerence soars. The culprit isn’t alcohol or drugs. It’s video games, which for certain kids can be as powerfully addictive as heroin, some doctors contend. A leading council of the nation’s largest doctors’ group wants to have this behavior officially classified as a psychiatric disorder, to raise awareness and enable sufferers to get insurance coverage for treatment. In a report prepared for the American Medical Association’s annual policy meeting starting Saturday in Chicago, the council asks the group to lobby for the disorder to be included in a widely used mental illness manual created and published by the American Psychiatric Association. AMA delegates could vote on the proposal as early as Monday. Is video-game addiction a mental disorder? - Technology & science - Games
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A Wii Fracture To the Editor: In 1990, Brasington described “Nintendinitis”1 in a patient with pain over the extensor tendon of her thumb after 5 hours of playing a Nintendo video game.