Internet Use: In Search of an Addiction

  title={Internet Use: In Search of an Addiction},
  author={Alexander Blaszczynski},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
Innovative and impressive technological advances coupled with economies of scale have led to the mass availability of personal computers, mobile (cell) phones with integrated web-access, personal organizer and camera, and dedicated games and GPS devices. The common usage and reliance on electronic applications is evident by statistical data indicating that 56% of households own a personal computer and 50% access Internet facilities (US Census Bureau, 2005). In one survey of 4,000 users… CONTINUE READING


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