November 10, 2014

Are You “Addicted” to Staying Connected?

Are You “Addicted” to Staying Connected? Can people be addicted to playing computer games or checking Facebook or email? Almost all universally recognized addictions are for substances such as drugs, alcohol and tobacco, because non-substance addictions, called “process disorders,” are so difficult to pin down. Now scientists are investigating addiction to the internet, cell phones […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Complementary Therapies, Current Events, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
September 1, 2014

Internet Addiction in Adolescents

Internet Addiction in Adolescents Problematic Internet use, which has become a global social issue, can be broadly conceptualized as an inability to control one’s use of the Internet and which leads to negative consequences in daily life. Though not considered by experts to be classed as a person with substance use disorderion at this point, […]

Abuse, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Anxiety, Current Events, Internet, Uncategorized