Behavioural therapy can help people with internet addiction, reveals study

Many people spend hours on the internet every week, but some people can’t pull away. For individuals with internet addiction, there's a type of short-term therapy that can be an effective treatment, according to a small study published Wednesday in the medical journal JAMA Psychiatry

Behavioural therapy can help people with internet addiction, reveals studyResearchers found that 69.4% of men with internet addiction entered remission if they received short-term cognitive behavioural therapy, compared to 23.9% of men who entered remission while being on a waitlist to receive therapy. People in remission were 10 times more likely to be part of the short-term cognitive behavioural therapy group than the waitlist […]

Maharashtra’s first Internet de-addiction centre to be set-up in Pune

Anandvan de-addiction and Rehabilitation Centre working in the field of addiction liberation will be starting Maharashtra’s first internet de-addiction centre in Pune

Maharashtra’s first Internet de-addiction centre to be set-up in PuneDr Ajay Dudhane, chairman of Anandvan de-addiction and rehabilitation Centre, said, “We have got three cases since last six months related to internet addiction. It is need of the hour that we have such de-addiction centre for the city.” For this reason, an inauguration function for Maharashtra’s first and the India’s third Internet Addiction Liberation […]