Internet Addiction Afflicting Growing Number of Web Surfers

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INTERNET addiction
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AMERICAN Psychiatric Association
WORLD Wide Web
Geographic Terms:UNITED States

Abstract:The article warns about the growing problem of Internet addiction disorder in the U.S. as of January 28, 2008. The American Psychiatric Association defines an Internet addict as someone who has an Internet overuse syndrome. Addiction symptoms include choosing online time instead of other activities, obsessive checking of e-mail and eagerly awaiting the next Internet session.

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