Internet Addiction

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Table Of Contents

* The Introduction * WHAT IS INTERNET ADDICTION? * WHY DO PEOPLE ADDICT TO THE INTERNET? * WHO CAN BECOME ADDICTED TO THE INTERNET? * VIOLENCE IN ONLINE GAME * WHAT ARE INTERNET ADDICTION WARNING SIGNS? * THE PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH INTERNET ADDICTION * WHAT ARE THE SOLUTIONS? * TIPS FOR PARENTS AND CARERS * Conclusion * References

The Introduction

The Internet is the largest source of information in the world today. With its web sites, chat rooms and facebook at the present, it is a means of communicating with people in places all over the face of the earth.
The Internet can be define as a global network of computers communicating under one set of guidelines, formally called
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The last significant reason is that Internet addicts often had psychiatric disorders before they are addicted to the Internet. These people may be suffering from manic depression or had abused alcohol or drugs at sometimes in their lives. These mental disorders that accompany most addiction disorders can intensify the trauma. As a result, they cannot control themselves whenever they access the Internet. * WHO CAN BECOME ADDICTED TO THE INTERNET?
Essentially, anyone with access to the Internet can become dependent upon it regardless of gender or age. The Internet and mobile technologies offer a world of attractions to all: it is 24/7 and it is easily accessible, and it offers continuous entertainment and stimulation. It also offers the opportunity for anonymity and can offer an escape from reality, and it can be a place where you can lower your inhibitions and experience an increased sense of intimacy.
However, addiction may not be about the attractiveness of the Internet alone. It is recognized that Internet addiction may also “be symptomatic of other problems such as depression, anger and low self-esteem".
Additionally, there is the most popular question from the millions of people that is “where do Internet users go when they are using the Internet?” The answer is that those people who are online addicts are often attracted by these kinds of website listed below. * Day trading. * Adult sex

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