Is internet addiction as bad addiction to television?

Addiction= disease. Neither are bad, they are both diseases. The principles of recovery are the same for both. Consider finding a mutual support group for either addiction.

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How do u cure internet addiction?

Indispensable addict. Internet addiction is a serious problem, which is being realized today, 20 years after it was introduced to households. Internet addiction can be hard to treat as internet is not dispensable in the same manner drugs, alcohol, cigarettes and gambling are. Cognitive behavioral therapy, individual & group counseling may be effective. Underlying depression, if present, should be treated. Read more...

How can I avoid internet addiction?

Avoid the internet. Which you don't seem to be doing right at present, since you are asking questions on it. Internet addiction, like other "process" addictions (gambling, sex) can represent underlying psychiatric issues, and the first step would be to see a mental health professional with interests in addictive disorders. In some people it is a manifestation of obsessive-compulsive traits, while in others addiction. Read more...

How do I cure an internet addiction?

Psychiatric Evaluati. Consider best treatment rather than ''cure'', as most likely an expert evaluation may reveal a range of circumstantial to complex & complicated causes. The approach should then be tailored to what lay behind the behavior. Approach this as you would any symptom that has gone beyond a reasonable time during which one's current health should have cured, if not clearly improved the sx. Read more...
Ask for help. Ask for help from your doctor or see a psychiatrist will be a good start. Read more...

How can I kick an internet addiction?

Not sure if asking. about it on the internet is the best way to go. Internet "addiction" is not a single entity. In many people it is really a sexual addiction, searching out cybersex and pornography. Others it's gambling. Still others its creating multiple "personas" and pretending to be different people. Whatever, it's an escape from life, and a mental health professional can help find the cause and help treat it. Read more...

How can I beat my internet addiction?

Treat any addiction. By increasing your motivation to change. Look at use pattern (keep a log), identify consequences, list reasons to change, rate motivation for each reason (0-10) & develop those 8+, build confidence by listing your personal successes overcoming challenges, describe benefits of change, set goals, develop a plan, measure progress, & work with supportive people & knowledgeable professionals. Read more...

How do you cure an internet addiction?

Mutual support helps. You might consider checking out the mutual support groups that are available on the internet. An alcoholic who wants recovery, and is unable to leave the bar, may find another alcoholic in the bar who is looking for recovery, and together they may do what neither could do alone. Read more...

How should I treat internet addiction?

Internet Addiction. Behavior modification is key. However, like all addictions, behavior modification is not linear. Have a daily plan of what you intend to get done. Follow the time alloted to each assignment and move to another, including your stay on the internet to check your emails, glance at facebook, or y-tube. Get off the internet as soon as the time is out. Good luck. Read more...
RX underlyingdisease. Most "process addictions" - gambling, overeating, sex addiction, internet addiction - are related to underlying anxiety disorders and/or depressive disorders. Some 12-step techniques work for some process addictions, such as gambling, but others, including internet addiction, are usually part of an obsessive-compulsive personality and the underlying disorders needs to be treated. Read more...

I have internet addiction, what to do?

RXunderlying disease. Most "process addictions" - gambling, overeating, sex addiction, internet addiction - are related to underlying anxiety disorders and/or depressive disorders. Some 12-step techniques work for some process addictions, such as gambling, but others, including internet addiction, are usually part of an obsessive-compulsive personality and the underlying disorders needs to be treated. See psychiatrist. Read more...

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...
Mutual support helps. You might consider checking out the mutual support groups that are available on the internet. An alcoholic who wants recovery, and is unable to leave the bar, may find another alcoholic in the bar who is looking for recovery, and together they may do what neither could do alone. Read more...