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  • Social And Psychological Effects Of Computer Addiction
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    March 2, 2000 There once was a time when the only computers known to the average person were those the military possessed. Eventually, large corporations found many different uses for computers in the business world, and today, computers are as common in numerous households around the globe. People from all age groups are learning to operate computers and anyone who has worked with computers for long periods of time knows that computers can be just as addicting as smoking. Computer addiction can...
  • Internet Addiction Like Many Other Addictions
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    What is Pathological Internet Use Pathological Internet Use or Internet Addiction is a type of impulse control disorder. (Holliday 10) Psychologists put it under this category because the effects of chemicals produced in the brain during Internet use haven't been properly documented. The addiction is similar to an obsessive compulsive disorder and is also often compared to alcoholism. "An estimated five to ten percent of people who use the Internet can be classified as having a problem". (Ross 2...
  • Computer
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    Secret Addiction Addictions are present in almost all of us. Whether it's a chemical dependence, or simply talking on the phone, they can start to control your life before you can even realize what is happening. Just a couple of years ago, Ihad a problem peeling myself away from a certain activity. As odd as it may sound, my own computer dominated my life. I remember the situation quite clearly. In the typical day, I would return home from school at around 3: 00 or so. You see, most kids would s...
  • Computer And Internet Addiction
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    Have you ever thought how much time do you spend using on a computer in a day / week ? Computers are as common in numerous households around the world. People from all age groups are learning to operate computers and anyone who has worked with computers for long periods of time knows that computers can be just as addicting as drinking every night of the week. Take further, Computer addiction can have a number of physical, social, and psychological effects on a person, and it is to be taken as se...
  • Study On Internet Addiction
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    ? Net addiction is no joke, say mental health professionals. by Tom Spring, PC World January 14, 1999, 3: 00 p.m. PT BELMONT, Mass. – It started when he broke the bank while bidding at online auctions. Then it escalated as the hypnotic black hole of cyberspace sucked him in deeper. Online games, cybersex, and suicidal thoughts haunted him. Eventually he became so obsessed with the Internet that life had little meaning beyond it. Despite therapy and warnings, this anonymous Internet addict ...

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