Internet Addiction

The term Internet addiction was first used by Dr Kimberly Young an American phycologist back in the 1990’s.  Recent escalation in internet availability and rise o f the smartphone have seen the term become a little better know.

You will find below links to material to explain what IA (internet addiction) and how it impacts on your life.

There is no clear pattern of behaviour that defines internet addiction, hence the different terms applied such as: Digital Addiction, Electronic Screen Syndrome, Internet dependency, Internet compulsivity, Smartphone Addiction, Screen Addiction, Game Addiction and Social Media Addiction.

It is a compulsive behaviour that completely dominates the addict’s life.