Internet addiction disorder

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  • Key Factors And Consequences Of Internet Gaming Adolescents

    Adolescent internet gaming addiction is one problem and most critical issues facing our youth both in and outside the United States of America. With adolescent’s this can become a real life serious issue and if not caught during the early stages, parents are known to find their adolescent children experiencing social isolation among other things such as substance abuse. Adolescents can become very argumentative which leads to anger and frustration, the quality of education and healthy relationships with their peers can be affected and internet gaming for adolescents can become time consuming. Over the past 10 years or so, internet usages alone have developed into an enormous number that has yet to be found without including negative consequences…

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  • Internet Addiction And Low Self-Esteem, Depression

    definition of internet addiction to guide me as I continue my research. I also wanted to discover if it is possible to treat the disorder and if so, what is the best way to go about it. I found each of my sources useful in different ways. Some of them helped me to pin down what exactly internet addiction is, although a definitive description is still something I 'm working on. Some of them backed up my theories on the causes of and reasons for the occurrence of internet addiction. The Ayas…

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  • Internet Addiction Assessment

    effect of Internet addiction, and follow accordingly to resolve the addictive behavior. According to Laconi et al. (2014), the “increasing research interest in Internet addiction has led to the development of numerous scales assessing this disorder” (p. 191). In order to assess Internet addiction, medical professionals and others all over the world are using numerous assessment tools that are theoretically based on other kind of behavioral problems such as pathological gambling, substance…

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  • The World's Social Structure And Future

    Evidence suggests that the Internet presents a number of problems on the world’s social structure and future. This paper addresses the question, “What impression has computer-aided communication, the World Wide Web, had on the world’s social structure, and what effects will it have in the future?” Examining the effects the Internet has on the world’s social structure and future can clarify whether Internet use is right or wrong for the world’s structure and future. This paper challenges the…

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  • What Are The Negative Effects Of The Internet

    In this world of technology, the Internet has become the best activity for all people to spend their leisure time. The use of the Internet has no age limit. The youngsters as well as the adults are using it constantly. The Internet offers a wide variety of activities that can indulge the people and acquire most of their time and it has become an integral part of the conventional life of the people. Either it is a school or a shopping mall, people are seen using the internet for different…

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  • Someone To Watch Over Me Analysis

    Technology can actually be a double-edged sword. Its advantages are indisputable; however, its disadvantages simultaneously deteriorate the whole picture. Arguments have been raised from both advocates and their opponents for decades, and it will not presently come to a consensus. In the three articles “Someone to Watch Over Me (on a Google Map)” by Theodora Stites, “Hell is Other iPods: The Aural Loneliness of the Long-Distance Shuffler” by Caspar Melville, and “Caught in the Web: More People…

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  • Cyber Bullying Consequences Essay

    The danger that the internet could represent in our life. The Internet is a global network connecting millions of computers. More than 190 countries are linked into exchanges of data, news, and opinions. This new technology has become very important around the world, but all users of the Internet are exposed to very real risks, ranging from the theft of personal information to online bullying, along with various forms of scams, but it also has Anything you could ever want to…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Internet Regeneration

    exception. In the United States the major economic focus is on pushing the bar, and thus moving forward in advancement. Recently, tools such as the Internet have thrown humanity into what is now called the digital age. The Internet provides whatever is desired. However- as beneficial as that sounds, there is also a simultaneous risk factor. The adolescents of America [defined as 13-18 years of age] in the Digital age seem to be at an increased risk for cognitive & behavioral disadvantages.…

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  • Social Problems Of Social Media

    of time on these social media sites and cut themselves out of real life society. Teens need to learn to how to properly use these sites or spend less time on them because an extensive amount on these sites may causes disorders and bad habits. In the online article Social Networking Is Addictive and Can Lead to Psychological Disorders, it states, “Internet and social media addiction can be a serious problem. The need to continually play games, use a smart phone, or use social media can lead to…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Online Gaming Addiction

    One of the arguments for including Internet gaming disorder in DSM-5 is that the literature has highlighted several distinguishing features and increased risks associated with online gaming (Petry et al., 2014). The underlying argument for including Internet gaming disorder in the DSM is that the condition is associated with various negative outcomes. Studies conducted in Europe about online gaming activities has found that the disorder is associated with problematic aspects of individuals’…

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