Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Facebook Psychology: Is Addiction Affecting Our Minds? [Infographic]

Are you addicted to the internet? You could be if you if have a preoccupation with the internet or internet gaming for more than 38 hours a week, withdraw symptoms when the internet is not available, loss of other interests, and unsuccessful attempts to control use.

 Some people think that internet addiction (IAD) is not a real issue, but in China, Taiwan, and Korea as much as 30% of teens are considered internet addicted. IAD is being treated as “a grave national health crisis” and researchers in Taiwan linked ADHD and hostility to internet addiction in children. In 2013, the United States will mark internet addiction as a ‘real’ disorder as well.

To learn more about internet addiction check out the infographic below presented by Best Master’s in Psychology.

Click on Image to Enlarge. Facebook Psychology
Image source: www.bestmastersinpsychology.com
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