Article by beato is targeting college students because most of the examples he gives in the article are about college students he thinks that college students get more affected from internet addiction. Internet addiction disorder (iad) ruins lives by causing neurological complications, psychological disturbances, and social problems surveys in the united states and europe have indicated alarming prevalence rates between 15 and 82%  was shown to be effective on 24 internet-addicted college students in china the authors reported. Internet addiction among us college students remains a concern, but robust estimates of its prevalence are lacking we conducted a pilot survey of 307 college students at two us universities participants completed the internet addiction test (iat) as well as the patient health questionnaire both are validated measures of problematic internet usage and depression, respectively.
College students is dramatically comparable to addiction to drugs, alcohol, violence, obesity, lack of sleep, and nutrition deficiencies  obviously, there is healthy internet usage, as well as unhealthy usage. Addicted students themselves at last may decide to seek help at most universities, however, counselors know little or nothing about the ways of the internet and its special allure for students. New study reveals college students struggling with internet addiction.
Student 'addiction' to technology 'similar to drug cravings', study finds withdrawal symptoms experienced by young people deprived of gadgets and technology is compared to those felt by drug. College students are most vulnerable to internet addiction because of increased dependency on the internet in higher education a study in taiwan explained internet addiction in the context of the uses and gratification theory, in which individuals used internet to fulfill their own needs and wants. This study revealed that adult adhd and depressive disorders were associated with internet addiction among college students however, depressive disorders were associated with internet addiction in the males but not the females.
Three of the main addictions affecting college students include: internet addiction, substance abuse, and gambling internet addiction being addicted to the internet is a major problem among college campuses, so much so that it is an actual disorder, internet addiction disorder (iad. The following is excerpted from an online article posted on psychcentral there’s good news and bad news for college students who are addicted to the internet, according to a new study. This article focuses on identifying trends among college students that could be used to diagnose an addiction to the internet and social media it stresses threats from exposure and risk habits associated with internet addiction, as well as the role it plays as an addiction like drugs, and alchohol. Internet addiction is defined as an unhealthy behavior that interferes with and causes stress in one’s personal, school, and/or work life like other addictions, compulsive internet usage completely dictates a person’s life.
Use of the internet on college campuses has increased dramatically in recent years, leading to pathological use, or internet addiction, for some students internet addiction is defined as a psychological dependence on the internet and is characterized by (a) an increasing investment of resources on. There has been an explosive growth of internet use not only in india but also worldwide in the last decade there is a growing concern about whether this is excessive and, if so, whether it amounts to an addiction a cross-sectional study sample comprising of 987 students of various faculties across. • internet addiction appears as mental health concern for uk university students • 32% of the students were classified as being addicted to the internet • a combination of online shopping and neuroticism decreased internet addiction risk. Female students in the university of sargodha but also the relationship between internet addiction and anxiety level of students there were 300 students, from masters’ classes, as sample, selected through cluster sampling.
The internet was originally designed to facilitate communication and research activities however, the dramatic increase in the use of the internet in recent years has led to pathological use (internet addiction) this study is a preliminary investigation of the extent of internet addiction in. Internet addiction on college campuses is a growing concern as more and more global studies are revealing find out which areas of students’ lives technology addiction is affecting in particular and why the college population is at risk. Secret life of teens: internet addiction changes boy into 'shell of a son' andrew graduated from the program this summer and is now back in college, where he hopes to start a student support.