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  • Being lonely ups risk of Internet addiction: Study

    Being lonely ups risk of Internet addiction: Study

    The risk of being drawn into problematic Internet use was at its highest among 16-year-old adolescents, with the phenomenon being more common among boys.

    February 24, 2021
  • New method to combat net addiction

    New method to combat net addiction

    Like health care providers deal with smoking or alcoholism cases, internet addiction needs the same approach to help online hookers cut their time on social media, researchers report. To address this, a team of researchers has developed a framework using a theory known as cognitive dissonance which is the discomfort felt by those whose actions …

    January 11, 2017
  • New method to combat net addiction

    New method to combat net addiction

    Like health care providers deal with smoking or alcoholism cases, internet addiction needs the same approach to help online hookers cut their time on social media, researchers report. To address this, a team of researchers has developed a framework using a theory known as cognitive dissonance which is the discomfort felt by those whose actions …

    January 11, 2017
  • Internet addiction linked to depression

    Internet addiction linked to depression

    People who use the internet excessively may have more mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, a new study has claimed. Using two scales to evaluate internet use, researchers from McMaster University in Canada found high rates of problematic internet use in a group of primarily college-aged students. They evaluated internet addiction using the …

    September 19, 2016