20 Links to Technological Addiction
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The Continuum Theory of Social Media Recently I enjoyed a great conversation with Tom Cunniff on Twitter.
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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 Introduction Social network sites (SNSs) such as such as Friendster, CyWorld, and MySpace allow individuals to present themselves, articulate their social networks, and establish or maintain connections with others.
Internet addiction disorder Internet addiction disorder ( IAD ), or, more broadly, Internet overuse , problematic computer use or pathological computer use , is excessive computer use that interferes with daily life. [ 1 ] These terms avoid the term addiction and are not limited to any single cause. IAD was originally proposed as a disorder in a satirical hoax by Ivan Goldberg, M.D., in 1995. [ 2 ] He took pathological gambling as diagnosed by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( DSM-IV ) as his model for the description [ 3 ] of IAD. It is not, however, included in the current DSM as of 2009.
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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. 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.