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What is Video Game Addiction?

The ultra lucrative video game industry is perpetually releasing more complex, realistic and compelling (enthralling for many) video games have been strategically designed to capture and sustain the attention of increasingly sophisticated and able gamers.  The nature of these video games seems, for many to generate an increased compulsion to relentlessly engage in game play […]

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Internet Addiction Disorder | Pornography & Cyber Sex

DIAGNOSTIC QUESTIONNAIRE: INTERNET ADDICTION DISORDER THE EMERGENCE OF A NEW CLINICAL DISORDER Anecdotal reports have long sustained that Internet users become addicted to the Internet in much that same way that others became addicted to drugs or alcohol. Addictive and compulsive internet use has clearly resulted in significant academic, social, and occupational impairment for many of us. […]

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Can Facebook Make You Sad? Internet Addiction Therapy

Internet Addiction Treatment Therapy in Seattle for Facebook Addiction and Internet Addiction Disorder:           Facebook has granted us a new form of communication that has transformed life in so many ways unimagined just a short time ago. Facebook’s statistics are astounding. In just one single decade, Facebook has signed up some […]

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Technology Addiction Figured Out | A Tech Addicts Cure?

Smart Phone Social Norms | Can You Stay in the Room? Perhaps . . . readers  know that All Tech Considered  has been exploring the social norms around obsessively (inappropriately)  checking your smartphone while out with real, live human beings. Is it a big no-no, or a new normal? Is it totally not cool in a […]

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Internet and Techno Addicted Youth | Selfie Addict Attempts Suicide

Selfie addict attempts suicide after failing to take the perfect selfie . . . .  “People don’t realise when they post a picture of themselves on Facebook or Twitter it can so quickly spiral out of control. It becomes a mission to get approval and it can destroy anyone,” “It’s a real problem like drugs, […]

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Internet Addiction Disorder | Protect Your Baby’s Brain!

Ten reasons why handheld devices should be banned for children under the age of 12! Prevention of Internet Addiction Disorder The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics report that infants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years […]

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Effective Addiction Treatment | Alternatives

It is clear that countless people addicted to drugs or alcohol  have managed to get clean and stay clean with the help of organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous or the thousands of residential inpatient and outpatient clinics devoted to treating addiction. However, if you have somehow failed to achieve lasting sobriety after “rehabilitate,” perhaps after spending […]

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Researchers Say Online Game Firms Need do More to Prevent Addiction

Online game companies need to do more to prevent players becoming too addicted in order to avoid government intervention, a study has warned:   Researcher scientists at Cardiff, Derby and Nottingham Trent universities said some gamers play up to 90 hours a session, developing a “pathological addiction.” The investigators say while conventional video games have […]

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Can You Stop Using Your Cell Phone for One Hour?

Remez Sasson suggests that cell phones are becoming not just an extension of our personalities or even our bodies, but small electronic gods that society worships by assigning to them their undivided attention. He challenges us with an experiment to turn our phones off for an hour. The goal, he writes, is not necessarily to […]

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What’s Wrong with Infidelity? Marital Counseling in Seattle

The Wall Street Journal has reported that in the years from 1991 to 2006, the number of unfaithful wives under the age of 30 has increased by 20 percent, while the number of unfaithful husbands has increased 45 percent in the same timeframe. Other studies show that between 30 and 60 percent of married individuals […]

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