Internet addiction: Learn how to identify the signs and symptoms

Also known as Problematic Internet Use (PIU), Compulsive Internet Use (CIU) or iDisorder, this condition alters the brain’s pleasure centre. According to several studies, suffering from internet addiction resembles drug or alcohol dependency. The perceived pleasurable experience stimulates dopamine production, hence the behaviour. Addiction or dependency on the activity then builds up because of one’s […]

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Behavioural therapy can help people with internet addiction, reveals study

Researchers 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 […]

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Youth’s internet addiction causes him to lose a year of college

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

Dr 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 […]

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