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Latest Internet addiction disorder Stories

2014-01-14 23:24:22

Paradigm Malibu Knows Teens Face New Challenges Not Seen in Previous Generations Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Paradigm Malibu extends their treatment options to include computer and gaming addictions, understanding the world is changing and teen problems are changing along with it. The treatment assists those facing an addiction to the Internet, computers or gaming systems, as these devices are now easily accessed by children of this age group. "Parents concerned about their...

2013-11-20 23:26:53

Teens face many challenges and Paradigm Malibu can be of assistance with all. Malibu, Calfornia (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Paradigm Malibu proudly announces their range of services, including drug rehabilitation treatment, mental health help, Internet and gaming addiction programs and programs for teens who like to self harm. Teens face many challenges on a daily basis and parents often find they need help in overcoming these challenges. "Paradigm Malibu strives to help parents obtain...

2013-09-20 23:21:21

New rehab centre uniquely qualified to treating the whole person. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Dr. of Psychology, Christine Courbasson is pleased to announce the opening of a new drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre – Trafalgar Residence, located in in Erin, Ontario. Dr. Courbasson, Clinical Director of Trafalgar Residence says; “Most established rehab centres only attempt to provide the addict with a foundation for recovery. Little is done about addressing the mental...

2013-05-29 23:30:22

The Internet Addiction Risk Packet is now available at no cost to interested parties. Researched and authored by Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., C.F.C., a New York State licensed psychologist and certified forensic consultant, the Internet Addiction Packet includes his Internet Addiction Risk Checklist (IARC) and Internet Addiction Overview article. Poughkeepsie, New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Internet Addiction is one of a plethora of terms being used to describe a child or adult´s...

2013-05-28 23:26:18

The Internet Addiction Risk Checklist (IARC) has been released, by iPredator Inc., to review and download at no cost. Researched and authored by Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., C.F.C., a New York State licensed psychologist and certified forensic consultant, interested parties are welcomed to download his Internet Addiction Risk Checklist (IARC) designed to assist parents, educators, professionals and all online users the psychopathological called Internet Addiction (aka Internet Use Disorder,...

2013-05-27 23:04:02

Internet Addiction & Internet Use Gaming Disorder are two hotly debated issues being discussed now that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) is formally being released to the professional community and public. Researched, aggregated and authored by Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., C.F.C., a New York State licensed psychologist and certified forensic consultant, interested parties are welcomed to download his Internet Addiction webpage article at no cost and...

Is Food Addiction Real?
2013-04-22 14:34:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The word ℠addiction´ was once reserved for the hardest and most dangerous of substances, and typically elicited an image of a person in a helpless and deplorable state of existence. Psychologists have since been testing the boundaries of this definition, finding examples of Internet addiction, gambling addictions and addictions to pornography and sex. Some have even discovered that the same portion of the brain...

2013-01-29 23:03:00

Problem Gambling: A New Understanding of a Community Concern (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Problem gambling is now classified as a behavioral addiction, according to the soon to be released Diagnostic Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) from the American Psychiatric Association. It was previously categorized as an impulse control disorder since its introduction into the DSMIII in 1980.     “This is significant,” says Keith Whyte, Executive Director of the...

Internet Addiction Is Now An Official Disorder
2012-10-03 04:41:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s official — Internet addiction has been categorized as a mental disorder. While it may be difficult for some people to log off a social network, individuals who suffer from internet addiction have even stronger feelings of depression and moodiness. According to the Daily Mail, Internet addition was recently included in a list of mental disorders affecting children. With Internet use disorder, children do not...

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2012-08-31 22:00:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Internet is, generally speaking, a good thing. After all, this series of tubes provides us with a wealth of readily available information, an easy way to stay in touch with friends and relatives, innumerable opportunities for education and research, and, let´s not forget, pictures of cats. Like anything else in this world, one can have too much of a good thing, which can lead to addiction. Just like any addiction, an...