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.
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Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. L’ addiction , ou dépendance est, au sens phénoménologique , une conduite qui repose sur une envie répétée et irrépressible, en dépit de la motivation et des efforts du sujet pour s'y soustraire.
Addiction is the continued use of a mood altering substance or behavior despite adverse dependency consequences, [ 1 ] or a neurological impairment leading to such behaviors. [ 2 ] Addictions can include, but are not limited to, drug abuse , exercise abuse, sexual activity and gambling . Classic hallmarks of addiction include impaired control over substances or behavior, preoccupation with substance or behavior, continued use despite consequences, and denial. [ 3 ] Habits and patterns associated with addiction are typically characterized by immediate gratification (short-term reward), coupled with delayed deleterious effects (long-term costs). [ 4 ] Addiction
In coming years, neuroscience will answer questions we don't even yet know to ask. Sometimes, though, focus on the brain is misleading. juliendn/Flickr From the recent announcement of President Obama's BRAIN Initiative to the Technicolor brain scans ("This is your brain on God/love/envy etc") on magazine covers all around, neuroscience has captured the public imagination like never before. Understanding the brain is of course essential to developing treatments for devastating illnesses like schizophrenia and Parkinson's. Distinguishing Brain From Mind - Sally Satel