Center for Internet Addiction - Education and Treatment
A Growing Epidemic Internet addiction was first identified in the U.S. by Dr. Kimberly Young. In 1996, she presented the first paper on the topic at the American Psychological Association’s annual conference held in Toronto entitled, “Internet Addiction: The Emergence of a New Disorder”. Since then, studies have documented Internet Addiction in Australia, Italy, Pakistan, Iran, Germany, and the Czech Republic. It is a serious epidemic in China, Korea, and Taiwan.
Related: Les comportements addictifs liés à l’usage du numérique
• La dépendance aux smartphones