Research Paper On Internet Addiction

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1. What is internet addiction? (60 to 80 words)

Internet addiction is a condition when a person is spending a lot of time on the internet and cannot control the habit. It is a serious problem and can affect the person’s relationships, work, schooling, and health. Internet addiction can be in the form of computer gaming, website blogging, surfing, social media like Facebook, chatting, Instagram etc. Internet addicts can experience anxiety and craving when they are away from the computer. (71 words)

2. From the article what signs of Internet addiction can be identified? Explain the signs. (60-80 words)

Coming signs of Internet addiction are
• Spending an increasing amount of time on the computer
• Stealing the money to use at LAN shop.
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If someone spends a lot of time on the Internet does he have a problem and why> (60 to 80 words).

Too much of anything is bad. If someone spends lot of time on the internet and balances it with healthy lifestyle and friendship, it may not be a problem. When internet usage causes health problem, lack of friends and anxiety when away from computer and other symptoms, these are the times to consider it as a problem and seek help. (60 words)
5. Based on research what are social factors that lead to Internet addiction? And why? (100-120 words)

Kids having difficulty expressing themselves in real-life social environments find the internet a powerful place to express themselves. Other who wish to seek attention also get attracted to the internet. The attraction leads to addiction. Other social factor may include disturbed childhood and broken families. 45 words.
6. What are the effects (such as physiological and psychological, etc.) of Internet addiction? Give at least three with sufficient and relevant explanation. (60 to 80 words).

1. Internet overuse can lead to sedentary lifestyles, weight gain and a decline in physical fitness.
2. Other symptoms can include carpal tunnel syndrome, dry eyes, migraine headaches, a decline in personal hygiene and back
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