“Problematic Internet Use”

The United States could be rife with Internet addicts as clinically ill as alcoholics, a study suggested. Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California, said their telephone survey indicated more than one in eight US residents showed at least one sign of “problematic Internet use.”

Read US full of Internet addicts from physorg.com with commentary from Ars and a similar article from BBC Technology News.  Previously from WNM: Internet addiction a growing concern and Internet addiction recognized by colleges and universities

Update: Pick your poison: Porn or World of Warcraft  from ZDNet

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