Internet addiction: New-age diagnosis or symptom of age-old problem?

October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, p575
Academic Journal
The article focuses on issues concerning Internet addiction. It notes that Internet addiction has raised debate in mental health community as some say that it is becoming a mental problem while some state that being addicted to communication means is absurd. It cites the view of Kimberly Young that one has a problem if the Internet causes detrimental effects to one's life and of Doctor Elias Aboujaoude that Internet addiction is a real problem.


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