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Social factors[ edit ] Interpersonal difficulties It is argued that interpersonal difficulties such as introversion, social problems,  and poor face-to-face communication skills,  often lead to internet addiction.
Internet-based relationships offer a safe alternative for people with aforementioned difficulties to escape from the potential rejections and anxieties of interpersonal real-life contact. They resort to virtual relationships and support to alleviate their loneliness. Psychological factors[ edit ] Prior addictive or psychiatric history are found to influence the likelihood of being addicted to the Internet.
But it is generally unclear from existing research which is the cause and which is the effect partially due to the fact that comorbidity is common among Internet addicts. Internet addicts with no previous significant addictive or psychiatric history are argued to develop an addiction to the some of the features of Internet use: For a systematic review of the kind, please refer to the Springer book edited by Christian Montag and Martin Reuter: Other factors[ edit ] Parental educational level, age at first use of the Internet, and the frequency of using social networking sites and gaming sites are found to be positively associated with excessive Internet use among adolescents in some European countries, as well as in the USA.
In their study, adolescents who were addicted had "lower gray matter volume in left orbitofrontal cortex, left medial prefrontal cortex, bilateral insula, left posterior cingulate cortex, and left supplementary motor area.
According to experts, if children are constantly stimulated by smartphones during infancy period, their brain will struggle to balance growth and the risk of Internet addiction. A mother, tired of playing online games, killed her 3-year-old son.
A couple, obsessed with online child-raising games, left their young daughter die of malnutrition. A year-old teenager killed his mother for not letting himself play online games and then committed suicide.
Another addict killed one and injured seven others. In the absence of "methodologically adequate research", treatment programs are not well corroborated.
Identify, challenge, and modify the rationalizations that justify excessive Internet use; Harm reduction therapy to address co-morbid issues: Address any co-morbid factors associated with Internet addiction, sustain recovery, and prevent relapse.
Motivational Interviewing The motivational interviewing approach is developed based on therapies for alcohol abusers. Other psychosocial treatment therapies include reality therapy, Naikan cognitive psychotherapy, group therapy, family therapy, and multimodal psychotherapy.
One study also suggests that desires exhibited in online gaming addiction IGD might have the same neurobiological mechanism as that of substance dependence.
Among them, the most notable is the "special training camp" which combines military training, physical training, and psychological rehabilitation training. They rode horses, practiced fight, made pottery, and even played drums.
No Internet access during the camp, only one hour of mobile phone every day and no game. In addition to learning how to ride a horse, the Internet addiction teenagers also accept a variety of professional advisory services.
Several successful cases have been noted by the news since the inception of equine therapy. The association plans to expand 30 more centers around the country by to meet growing demand for Internet addiction treatment. Patients in the treatment camp have to follow a strict, semi-military training.Addiction: A Concept Analysis By Terri L.
Chalker, R.N., B.S.N., S.R.N.A. purpose of this paper is to attempt to explain and a concept analysis of addiction was not found. This analysis uses the guidelines by Walker and Avant.’ They state that concept analysis is a strat- egy that allows the examination of the attributes or.
Apr 20, · The musician’s close associates, who were fiercely protective of him, said they had no inkling of his painkiller addiction until just before he died of an overdose in Opioids could kill nearly half a million over the next decade — and cost the U.S.
economy hundreds of billions — as the crisis of addiction accelerates. Analysis of Children Internet Addiction - To prevent Internet addiction, it is a parent’s responsibility to raise their child(ren) on limited or no technology because parents and their children will not bond, it creates development problems, and technology becomes an abnormal necessity in a child’s life.
Addiction Analysis When people hear the word addiction they automatically think of drugs.
There are so many things you can be addicted to. So if someone says they have an addiction don’t automatically assume drugs because you don’t know what they’re addiction may be. Causes of Addiction There are numerous theories regarding addiction and the causes of addiction; however, for the purpose of this paper we will discuss three areas or models of addiction as it relates to substance and alcohol related abuse.