This is kind of scary... Internet Addiction: Is This Online Disorder Real? [Infographic]

Internet Addiction: Is This Online Disorder Real? [Infographic]

How has Facebook and other social media affected our brains?  This infographic gives an insight into this phenomenon...

Mental Effects Facebook Addiction Can Have

In the U. will mark Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) as a 'real' disorder - it will be included in the DSM-V.

Malati di Internet:http://www.mondoallarovescia.com/malati-di-internet/  È assodato che l’uso eccessivo di Internet, porta progressivamente all’assorbimento totale del soggetto, portando alla Internet Addiction Disorder, ovvero la dipendenza da internet.

Malati di Internet:http://www.mondoallarovescia.com/malati-di-internet/ È assodato che l’uso eccessivo di Internet, porta progressivamente all’assorbimento totale del soggetto, portando alla Internet Addiction Disorder, ovvero la dipendenza da internet.

"Internet Addiction Disorder (otherwise known as Facebookalitis) is set to become the big psychological disorder of the 21st century – and it seems we have mostly Facebook to thank for that. Thanks to the social media goliath, it seems that we are turning into a legion of junkies who salivate whenever we hear the sound [...]"

"Internet Addiction Disorder (otherwise known as Facebookalitis) is set to become the big psychological disorder of the 21st century – and it seems we have mostly Facebook to thank for that. Thanks to the social media goliath, it seems that we are turning into a legion of junkies who salivate whenever we hear the sound [...]"

Internet Addiction Disorder Help - How to Stop Surfing

Internet Addiction Disorder Help - How to Stop Surfing

Internet Addiction Disorder - negatively impacts relationships and daily life. Help develop realistic boundaries for internet work, life balance.

Internet Addiction Disorder

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Internet addiction changes brain similar to cocaine: Study

Internet addiction changes brain similar to cocaine: Study

Internet addiction disorder changes brain's white matter areas related to emotions, self control, study shows

Could too much time on the Internet cause Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD)? According to one study too much time could change the structure of your brain.    "One study... concluded that adolescents with Internet Addiction Disorder:    Had multiple structural changes in the brain...."  The infographic "reports that individuals with IAD may experience 10% to 20% surface area brain shrinkage similar to damage found in cocaine and alcohol addicts."

Internet Addiction Infographic Raises Awareness

Internet addicts experience similar brain shrinkage as cocaine addicts and alcoholics.

Apparently you can be a Google Glass addict. Doctors in San Diego have documented what they describe as the first reported case of "Internet addiction disorder".

Doctors in San Diego have documented what they describe as the first reported case of “Internet addiction disorder” involving the overuse of Glass.

Best Kept Secret by Chris Green (@ChrisStories) https://scriggler.com/detailPost/story/48711 A spell in a centre for Internet addiction disorder

Best Kept Secret by Chris Green (c)

A spell in a centre for Internet addiction disorder

Internet addiction disorder (IAD) or problematic internet use (PIU) is the maladaptive use of the internet, recognized by the negative social effects it has on people, such as shyness, social withdrawal, anxiety, mood disorders, attention deficit, disassociation and feelings of loneliness

Internet addiction is a term used more commonly today to describe unhealthy use of online resources. But is it really a disorder of epidemic proportions?

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