A 22-year-old female asked about a 16-year-old male:
Is technology addiction a real thing? is it a real condition? can counseling be given on that..??
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 24 years experience
Divided: Experts are divided on this question. However, regardless if any compulsive behavior is leading to distress and/or dysfunction, and you are not able to get a handle on it yourself in a reasonable period of time, or if there are urgent problems which can't wait, seek evaluation. Counseling can definitely help with "technology addiction", and in some cases medications may be useful.
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