addiction

US opens first internet addiction centre

US opens first internet addiction centre

12-step meetings to get people offline.
Aug 24 2009 6:53AM
China classes Web addiction as clinical disorder

China classes Web addiction as clinical disorder

Internet addiction has been branded a clinical disorder by psychologists in China, adding fuel to the global controversy on whether or not incessant Internet use should officially be recognised as a mental disorder.
Nov 13 2008 12:23AM
Internet addiction classed as mental disorder

Internet addiction classed as mental disorder

Excessive gaming and email/text messaging should be added to psychiatry's official guidebook of mental disorders, according to an article in this month's American Journal of Psychiatry..
Mar 20 2008 7:13AM
Experts warn of 'menacing' internet addiction

Experts warn of 'menacing' internet addiction

Internet addiction is as dangerous as other "extreme addictive disorders" including gambling, sex addiction and kleptomania, according to Israeli researchers.
Aug 21 2007 7:59AM
Gadget addiction heralding new 'ICE age'

Gadget addiction heralding new 'ICE age'

Energy Saving Trust worried by energy used by consumer electronics.
Jul 5 2007 7:32AM

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