Outline: The Internet Negative Impact

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Internet Negative Impact
Charles Abou Jawdeh
December 15, 2015
Notre Dame University – Louaize

Internet Negative Impact
Outline
Thesis Statement: The Internet has many negative impacts on people because it leads to interpersonal, behavioral, physical, and work problems.

I. Interpersonal Problems
A. Weak Social Ties
B. Loneliness
C.
II. Behavioral Problems
A. Depression and anxiety
B. Academic problems

III. Physical Problems
A. Obesity
B. Health Problems
IV. Work Problems
A. Financial Problems
B. Less Productivity
C.

Internet Negative Impact

Internet has been growing a lot ever since it was created. Now the internet is spread all over the world and reaching each house. The internet facilitated many things
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The internet is disrupting the life of its users especially the people that are addicted to it by making suffer from problems such as depression and anxiety. “The extent of internet use increases depression and decreases self- esteem” (Syed, S.A. et al, 2014, p. 626). “Behavior is based on internal personal factors including cognitive, affective and biological events and conditions of the external environment that influence each other bi-directionally.” (Syed, S.A. et al, 2014, p. 626). A study done on 572 college student that heavily use the internet showed many problems like late evening use, social isolation and sleep disturbances and a decline in academic performance (Syed, S.A. et al, 2014, p. 626). Internet addicts in defense of their internet use become angry and resentful when their partner questions their internet use (Young, S.K., 1996). Young, S.K. said: “Dependents gradually spent less time with real people in their lives in exchange for solitary time in front of a computer. Initially, dependents tended to use the internet as an excuse to avoid needed chores such as doing laundry, cutting the lawn, or going grocery shopping. Those mundane tasks were ignored as well as important activities such as caring for children.” (1996). Also internet affected students academically. Young, S.K. added that even though the internet is a perfect tool for research, students have passed through strong academic problems …show more content…
(1996). Internet addiction: the emergence of a new clinical disorder. Cyber Psychology and Behavior 1(3). 237-244. Retrieved on Oct. 26th, 2015 from www.chabad4israel.org/tznius4israel/newdisorder.pdf
Young, S.K. (1999). Internet addiction: symptoms, evaluation, and treatment. Innovations in Clinical Practice 17. Retrieved on Oct. 26th, 2015 from www.netaddiction.com/articles/symptoms.pdf
Lee, S.N.P., Leung, L., Lo, V., Xiong, C., & Wu, T. (2011). Internet communication versus face- to-face interaction in quality of life. Social Indicators Research 100(3). 375-389. Retrieved on Nov 8th, 2015 from www.jstor.org/stable/41476404
Syed, S.A., Nik, M., Hazral, N.H., Maisarah, A., Che Azina, C.W., Sallehuddin, M.N., & Nor Asiah, O. (2014). Negative and positive impact of internet addiction on young adults: empericial study in Malaysia. OmniaScience. Retrieved on Nov 4th, 2015 from

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