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Computer addiction

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...»

Treatments for Computer addiction

  • Cognitive behaviour therapy, Support group, Counselling, Psychotherapy, Medication - may be needed to treat anxiety or depression
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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
  • Depression
  • Deterioration in work performance
  • more complications...»

Causes of Computer addiction

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Computer addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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

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