Internet Addiction

Internet addiction is becoming a problem although there is much controversy revolving around it being an actual mental health disorder.
The symptoms are very similar to any other addictive disorder that they get endorphins from being online and when it isn’t available it is similar reactions to a substance abuser.

It has been proven to have an effect on the dopamine levels in the brain, proving that a chemical imbalance can occur in the individual when they are on or offline, which we discussed in class.

The article touches on recovery and management skills.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2012/10/02/the-new-mental-health-disorder-internet-addiction/

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