May 11, 2006

How Internet Addiction Is Affecting Lives

"The Internet -- millions of people rely on it for everyday tasks. But when is the line crossed between average use and addiction? An article published in Perspectives in Psychiatric Care states, "The Internet has properties that for some individuals promote addictive behaviors and pseudo-intimate interpersonal relationships." Nurse practitioners will soon find themselves faced with the issues of "internet addicts" and their inability to get offline."
:-| Posted by Martin Sewell at May 11, 2006 4:31 PM