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Internet addiction

  1. 1. ASLI KALAFAT 061210046 BÜŞRA COŞKUN 061210103 Aslı KALAFAT 061210046
  2. 2. OUTLINE  What is addiction?  What is internet addiction?  Types of internet addiction?  Take a Test  What are the effects?  Overcoming internet addiction?
  3. 3. What is addiction? Addiction is a compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance.
  4. 4. What is internet addiction? Internet addiction disorder refers to the problematic use of the Internet, including the various aspects of its technology, such as electronic mail (e-mail) and the World Wide Web.
  5. 5. Types of Internet Addiction
  6. 6. 1)Social Networks/ Dating Sites
  7. 7. 2) Gaming ( Video computer ) and Online Gambling
  8. 8. 3)General Surfing
  9. 9. 1. Do you feel nervous, temperamental or depressed when you reduce or give up internet use?
  10. 10. 2. Do you stay online longer than originally intended?
  11. 11. 3. Do you feel satisfied with internet use if you increase your amount of online time?
  12. 12. 4. Have you failed to control internet use repeatedly?
  13. 13. 5. Do you use the internet as a way of escaping from problems?
  14. 14. You are an internet addict if you answered ‘yes’ to at least two questions
  15. 15. WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS?
  16. 16.  Physical Effects Overuse internet can lead to sedentary lifestyles, weight gain and a deterioration in physical fitness. Other symptoms can include carpal tunnel syndrome, dry eyes, migraine headaches, a poor personal hygiene and backaches.
  17. 17.  Depression Surfing the internet can expose a 'dark side' of the soul, with online addicts more likely to be depressed. Psychologist found the longer people spent on websites, the more unhappy they were. Those worst affected are both depressed and addicted, possibly because they are substituting the net for normal social activities.
  18. 18.  Sleep Disorder Overuse internet can contribute to sleep disorder. computer use among adolescents was associated with later bed times, later waking times, less restful sleep and an overall decrease in sleep. The use of computers before bedtime causes insomnia because of the light from screen.
  19. 19.  Social Effects Internet addiction affects social life. They might present some emotions such as withdrawal, feeling angry, tense, or depressed when the Internet is not available, excessive Internet use, resulting in a loss of time, (which is a very precious thing), mood swings, including arguments, lying, isolation, fatigue, and poor achievement of goals.
  20. 20.  The effects of Internet on Children Internet can be dangerous, and there are harmful effects when misused -- potentially, inflicting social and psychological damage on children and pushing them into leading isolated, antisocial lives in a virtual world away from real life. And internet addiction affects negatively his or her scholastic performance, relationship with the family and psychological health.
  21. 21. IN 2007
  22. 22. OVERCOMING INTERNET ADDICTION
  23. 23. 1. Determine how much time you spend on internet per week.
  24. 24. 2. Use the chart below to decide if you are addicted to the Internet. • 10 or less hours:not addicted. Good job. • 11-15 hours:not an addiction yet. You just need to cut down on your time. • 16-25 hours: Somewhat addicted. • 26+:you are Extremely addicted
  25. 25. 3. If you are on the Internet for an excessive amount of time, you will need to find substitute activities such as reading, writing, or exercise to distract you from the Internet.
  26. 26. 4. Slowly shorten the amount of time you allow yourself on the Internet. • Set a timer if necessary.
  27. 27. 5. Reduce to 2 hours per day or less and get on with the remainder of your life.
  28. 28. 6. If you still have difficulties, you may need professional assistance.
  29. 29. WALL-E 
  30. 30. Usefull Links http://www.addictionrecov.org/Addictions/in dex.aspx?AID=43 http://www.helpguide.org/mental/internet_c ybersex_addiction.htm http://internetaddictiondisorder.org/
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