Science and Technology : Are You Addicted to the Internet? Physical Symptoms of Internet Addiction

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    Are You Addicted to the Internet?
    by Adrienne Rothburd

    Are you being told that you are addicted to the Internet? Do you think you are addicted? Do you spend excessive time in front of the computer? The real problem is not the amount of time spent on the Net; the problem is how your time on the Internet affects your life. Is it causing conflicts in your family? At your job? At school? With your friends and other relationships?


    As with any problem, the first and hardest step is realizing that there is, in fact, a problem to be dealt with. A simple quiz such as the one below will help you to determine if you are addicted to the Internet. If you already know that you are addicted, this quiz will help to assess the damage done. Read on . . .

    Take The Quiz!
    Physical Symptons of Internet Addiction
    Treating Internet Addiction
    Treatment Options
    Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
    Psychodynamic Therapy
    Humanist Existential Psychotherapy
    Client-Centered Therapy
    Three Types of Behavioral Therapies:
    Systematic Desensitization Therapy
    Cognitive Therapy
    Behavioral Assignments Therapy
    On-Line Self-Help Therapy
    Integrate Your On-line and Off-Line Life
    Going Cold Turkey
    Summary

    Take The Quiz!

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    You are an average on-line user. You may surf the Web a bit too long at times, but you have control over your usage.


    Whew! That is me

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    You are experiencing occasional or frequent problems because of the Internet. You should consider their full impact on your life.

    -- Carpal tunnel syndrome
    -- Dry eyes
    -- Back aches
    -- Eating irregularities, such as skipping meals
    -- Sleep disturbances, change in sleep pattern

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    Goddess Auset333 Banned MEMBER

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    oops! Beloved QG Destee.

    I forgot to shorten the post.

    I thought about it when I went to bed.

    Thanks beloved.

    :tweety: :tweety: :tweety:
     
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