Computer addiction: Introduction
Computer addiction: Computer addiction refers to the excessive amounts of time spent on the computer. The preoccupation can cause problems with relationships and even with work performance. The time spent on the computer does not refer to work-related activities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Computer addiction is available below.
Symptoms of Computer addiction
- Anxiety if access to computer denied
- Persistent need to spend excessive amount of time on the computer
- Neglecting other duties in order to spend time on the computer
- Forgoing social activities in order to spend time on the computer
- Neglecting family relationships in order to spend time on the computer
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Computer addiction
Treatments for Computer addiction
- Cognitive behaviour therapy, Support group, Counselling, Psychotherapy, Medication - may be needed to treat anxiety or depression
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Computer addiction:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Computer addiction?
Computer addiction: Related Patient Stories
Computer addiction: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Computer addiction:
- Deterioration of social relationships
- Deterioration of family relationships
- Reduced self-esteem
- Deterioration in work performance
- Deterioration in school performance
- more complications...»
Causes of Computer addiction
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Computer addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Computer addiction
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been
overlooked...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek help from their...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of...read more »
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Computer addiction: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Computer addiction
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Computer addiction: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Computer addiction: Broader Related Topics
Types of Computer addiction
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