Internet addiction: the emergence of a new clinical disorder. Kimberly S. Young University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Published in CyberPsychology and Behavior, Vol. 1 No. 3., pages...
Keywords: addiction; abuse; dependency; Internet; psychopathology. The Internet itself is a neutral device originally designed to facilitate research among academic and military agencies.
Internet addiction and psychopatology
Internet addiction is described as an impulse control disorder that does not involve the use of an intoxicating drug and is very similar to pathological gambling (Young, 1996).
Internet addiction Reference document
Internet addiction, also known as cyber addiction, is a relatively new phenomenon that has not yet been fully recognized by the medical community. Internet addiction is part of a series of new health...
“…Internet addiction manifestations include young people being reluctant to join family events; spending more and more time connected; becoming isolated; increasingly irritable and preferring...
Internet addiction is an umbrella term that refers to the compulsive need to spend a great deal of time on the Internet, to the point where relationships, work and health are allowed to suffer.