Internet addiction

06.08.10
Chinese addicts escape from Internet 'boot camp,' invade Farmville
06.08.10

Chinese addicts escape from Internet 'boot camp,' invade Farmville

Is the internet an addiction? Absolutely not, we can totally quit whenever we like, and so we honor...

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03.19.10
New UK Internet Addiction clinic offers in-patient therapy to 'screenagers'
03.19.10

New UK Internet Addiction clinic offers in-patient therapy to 'screenagers'

Internet addiction, as you know, is a growing worldwide concern. Recently, the UK opened its first...

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11.05.09
China bans corporal punishment in internet rehab, UK and USA open up their own clinics
11.05.09

China bans corporal punishment in internet rehab, UK and USA open up their own clinics

China's, how to say this, unorthodox rehabilitation methods, which involve "beating and confinement"...

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07.14.09
China bans electro-shock for treating Internet addicts, far too late to help McMurphy
07.14.09

China bans electro-shock for treating Internet addicts, far too late to help McMurphy

It's been a while since the specter of IA has reared it's ugly head 'round here (or maybe we've jus...

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11.10.08
Internet addiction defined in China, entire Engadget staff now officially certifiable
11.10.08

Internet addiction defined in China, entire Engadget staff now officially certifiable

While American psychiatrists continue to debate whether an unhealthy affinity for all things online...

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03.17.08
Compulsive e-mailing, texting could be classified as bona fide illness
03.17.08

Compulsive e-mailing, texting could be classified as bona fide illness

Considering the plethora of facilities that have opened just in the past few years to deal solely w...

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02.23.07
Chinese clinic treats teen internet addicts with hypnosis, shock therapy
02.23.07

Chinese clinic treats teen internet addicts with hypnosis, shock therapy

Normally we don't really like covering this whole theory of "internet addiction," mainly because it...

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