Internet Addiction

@article{Shaw2008InternetA,
  title={Internet Addiction},
  author={Martha C Shaw and Donald W. Black},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2008},
  volume={22},
  pages={353-365}
}
Internet addiction is characterized by excessive or poorly controlled preoccupations, urges or behaviours regarding computer use and internet access that lead to impairment or distress. The condition has attracted increasing attention in the popular media and among researchers, and this attention has paralleled the growth in computer (and Internet) access.Prevalence estimates vary widely, although a recent random telephone survey of the general US population reported an estimate of 0.3–0.7%.The… 
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