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What can I do about internet addiction?

What can I do about internet addiction?

Internet adiction: China has rehab centers for internet addicts. I do not know of such in the USA. Start a healthier life style (good cycle of eat-sleep-work-socializing-fitness schedule) and stick to it to gradually reduce internet time. Easier to say than do. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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Help! how can I cure my internet addiction?

Help! how can I cure my internet addiction?

To break Internet : Addiction, try to take a break from the the internet for a week or two, cold turkey. Plan some outings and meet with friends. If you can not stay away from going online , you will know you need additional help from a therapist. Let me know how it goes. ...Read more

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What can I do to beat an internet addiction?

What can I do to beat an internet addiction?

Please see the : Following websites and do not stop by websites that you are addicted to on the way there. Netaddiction.Com we help those who suffer from internet addiction. We provide education, assessment, counseling, and treatment for internet addicts and their families. www.treatment-centers.net/internet-addiction.html internet addiction is characterized by compulsive use of the internet. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of internet addiction?

What are the common symptoms of internet addiction?

Internet addiction: Spending more hours online takes time away from other obligations, leads to change in sleep patterns, energy level, temperment & overall productivity. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can kick an internet addiction?

Can you tell me how i can kick an internet addiction?

Hard to say but I: Don't think asking questions online is necessarily the way to stop. Internet addiction can be many things - being someone you are not in chatrooms, being multiple people, gossiping, looking for sexual release or partners, gambling, playing online computer games and many other things. It depends which you have. There are programs treating these addictions now. A psychiatrist can help. ...Read more

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What steps should I take to deal with internet addiction?

What steps should I take to deal with internet addiction?

The same steps as: With any addiction. Get the help and support that you need. 12 step meetings of any kind can show you the steps to recovery. Have an evaluation with an addiction specialist as well. ...Read more

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How do I overcome my internet addiction?

How do I overcome my internet addiction?

See below: Counseling and perhaps meds known to reduce compulsive thinking. ...Read more

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Is counseling effective in treating internet addiction?

Is counseling effective in treating internet addiction?

Some could be: Internet addiction takes many faces and is becoming more common. It can be internet porn, cybersex, internet gaming & gambling, compulsive web surfing, etc. If you're using this to modulate mood and are doing it more than you intend, you may well have an addiction similar to use of a substance. Some types of counseling may be helpful. Here is a resource: http://www.Netaddiction.Com/. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to overcome internet addiction?

Internet addiction: There are various types of internet addiction, ranging from compulsive web-surfing, gaming, gambling, stock trading, compulsive e-bay buying/selling, porn, etc. There is compulsive playing of off-line games like solitaire, also. Treatment approaches differ for these different styles of addiction. For more info: http://tinyurl.Com/d26otq many resources @ bottom of that web page. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Internet Addiction (Definition)

Individuals addicted to internet spend abnormal quantity of time on the internet. This addiction can lead to problems with ...Read more