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My wife spends twelve hours a day on the internet. Can she actually become addicted?
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
These problems are termed "process addictions" and it is poosible to become addicted to any activity.
Are necessary activities and social interactions suffering? Is she aware? Is she unable to stop? Than she is addicted.

In brief: Possibly
These problems are termed "process addictions" and it is poosible to become addicted to any activity.
Are necessary activities and social interactions suffering? Is she aware? Is she unable to stop? Than she is addicted.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Internet Addiction
It is not an addiction in the same sense as an addiction to a physical drug but people do become obsessed with the relationships on the internet and some can't seem to give up their imagined world.
Facebook and other media sites such as chat rooms offer imagined relationships that can be more attractive than reality. Talk openly with your wife and tell her how you miss her presence. Best wishes.

In brief: Internet Addiction
It is not an addiction in the same sense as an addiction to a physical drug but people do become obsessed with the relationships on the internet and some can't seem to give up their imagined world.
Facebook and other media sites such as chat rooms offer imagined relationships that can be more attractive than reality. Talk openly with your wife and tell her how you miss her presence. Best wishes.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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