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Internet Addiction - Who is at Risk? -27th January 2017

In Australia, addiction specialists, psychologists and psychiatrists have many stories about patients being treated for what has been variously labelled internet addiction disorder, problematic internet use, pathological internet use or compulsive internet use.

In a recent article in the Australian Financial review experts shared that the debate about defining online addictions is fierce as experts try to answer a slew of chicken-and-egg questions. Does internet addiction lead to mental health problems or do mental health problems lead people to using the internet in problematic ways? Or do mental health and internet addiction mutually influence each other? Does a person who trawls the internet for online gambling sites have a gambling problem or an internet addiction? Do people become addicted to the platform or to the content of the internet?

Dr Ben Teoh, Medical Superintendent at South Pacific Private was interviewed and shared his insights around the challenges of internet abuse and misuse. \

Read more here: http://www.afr.com/brand/afr-magazine/digital-detox-20161128-gsz3jw#ixzz4Wv4DicMd  

You can also Google search: Digital detox South Pacific Private Australian Financial Review

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