Why gamers game: the motivation that causes addictionNew clues about the motivation behind video game use might help counselors and mental health professionals identify and treat people who are addicted to gaming.
Researchers at the University of Missou...September 24, 2013
Researchers say gaming addiction needs more attentionA new study from researchers at Cardiff, Derby and Nottingham Trent universities warns that video game makers need to be more concerned with preventing players from becoming addicted.
Long gaming sess...August 6, 2013
Can horses fight porn addiction?The latest behavioral therapy for curing internet porn addiction?
At South Korea's Riding Healing Center, horse-riding is used to help cure emotional and behavioral problems, including addicti...January 9, 2013
Social media addicts get a dopamine rush when "using""I'm addicted to Facebook," isn't just a figure of speech.
Compulsive social media use is the newest addiction on the block, and researchers are saying it's not that different than the rest. Other Int...January 4, 2013
The Effects of Internet AddictionEuropean researchers from Swansea and Milan Universities have found that young people who use the Internet for long periods of time can suffer from withdrawal symptoms similar to substance abuse users...April 28, 2013
Am I Addicted to Facebook?It is easy to get caught-up in Facebook. Checking in with friends, looking at pictures, watching videos
before you realize it hours have gone by. But how can you tell when you are on it too much, if y...July 25, 2011
Facebook Addiction SymptomsFacebook is the second most popular website in the world, trailing only Google. Nowadays it is odd when you find someone who does not have a Facebook profile. It is easy to spend entirely too much tim...June 14, 2011
How common is Web addiction? Let me Google thatBy Lisa Pevtzow, Chicago TribuneNot too long ago, my friend Debbie sent me a link to a YouTube video of the Queen hit "Bohemian Rhapsody" performed by the Muppets. So naturally, I Googled Freddie Merc...
A Clinical Portrait of Porn AddictionA Clinical Portrait of Excessive Online Porn Use (Part 1)A "serialized" case history of excessive online porn use.by Todd Essig, Ph.D.Sex and (on?) the Internet has a long history. From early alt.sex...
What online addiction is doing to our childrenA generation of screenagers are becoming hooked on a virtual world. We meet the compulsive gamers and the people who are helping themBy Anmar Frangoul / The Sunday Times [UK]'The problem is that my so...
Time Online: How Much Is Too Much?Paul Silverman, MA MFTI, Two Tin Cans / sfcounseling.netThere's a new survey released by Rasmussen Reports - most commonly known for their political polling - that describes peoples' perceptions of on...
Testing treatments for nicotine, heroin, and gambling addiction.Several addictio... Read Full Post
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