What is Technology Addiction
Technology addiction is an impulse control disorder that involves the obsessive use of mobile devices, the internet despite negative consequences to the user.
There are a great number of benefits of technology in human life. However, lack of control over technology and using technology without limit can cause very serious problems. Internet or technology addiction is defined as a situation in which an addict feels deprivation when s/he is not able to get technological material which s/he is addicted to as other addictions.
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Technology Addiction Health Risks
Sclerosis of Neck
QUITING IS POSSIBLE
Steps to Take
Reduce time spent on the gadgets
Meet with friends in an inartificial way, this adds a human touch to interaction and reduces contact hours with gadgets.
Prepare weekly internet use timetable and make sure to follow it
A high percentage of deprivation is observed in tech addicts
Lying to conceal the time spent on internet is seen addicted students and not necessarily in non tech addicts
Feeling guilty because of the time spent on internet is seen in 33 % of tech addicts while 4.3 % is seen in non- tech addicts.