Psychological Definition Addiction

GUEST COLUMN: Phone addiction not very smart
A "mobile addict" is defined as someone who launches apps more than 60 times a day — 10 times as often as the average smartphone user. ….. Psychology Today cites a list of symptoms: You are anxious whenever your phone is not in your possession.

Internet gaming disorder in Ireland
The inclusion of gambling disorder in the most recent edition of the American Psychiatric Association's classificatory system, 'DSM V', was the first time a process addiction has been recognised as an addiction. Dr Colin O'Gara explores how Internet …
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