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What are the symptoms of an internet addiction?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: Any addiction

Is hallmarked by a persistent, compulsive use of a "substance" despite negative consequences.
In this case, negative consequences could be ignoring responsibilities, loss of a social life or even ignoring the basic things we all need such as adequate sleep, good nutrition and adequate exercise.

In brief: Any addiction

Is hallmarked by a persistent, compulsive use of a "substance" despite negative consequences.
In this case, negative consequences could be ignoring responsibilities, loss of a social life or even ignoring the basic things we all need such as adequate sleep, good nutrition and adequate exercise.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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