All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Internet Addiction’

Google Glass Withdrawal Symptoms Worse Than Alcohol?

Like drugs, technology is an addicting and highly sought after augmented reality that generates dependency. Google Glass is a wearable technology with an optical head-mounted display, allowing for digital applications to pop right up in front of you. For 18 hours a day, a 31-year-old unnamed US Navy serviceman used Google Glass, only taking the device off when sleeping and …

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Internet Addiction Rehab Program Launched At PA Hospital

Are you addicted to the internet? Do you find yourself constantly scrolling and refreshing social media websites on hours without end? Many of us lightly joke about being “addicted to the internet,” but now there is a rehabilitation program that can diagnose and help treat your online addiction. Yes, this really does exist. On September 9th, at the Behavioral Health …

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One in Five U.S. Adults Not Online

According to a segment of the Pew Internet and American LIfe Project called Digital Differences, roughly one in five adults in the U.S. don’t go online much, if at all. The chart below describes what the study refers to as the “digital desert,” to where targeted advertising, social networks like Facebook and social proofing, search and streaming media don’t exist. …

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Heavy Internet Use Linked To Depression

People who spend large amounts of time on the Internet are more likely to show signs of depression, according to a new study by psychologists from the University of Leeds.

The study found "striking" evidence that some users have developed a compulsive Internet habit in which they replace real-life social interaction with online chat rooms and social networking sites.


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