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Following Up: Internet Addiction

Friday, December 14, 2012

During this week's interview with the author of The Parent App, two callers shared stories of their sons' internet addictions. Joining us now to discuss internet addiction is Howard Markel, professor of psychiatry, public health, history and pediatrics at the University of Michigan and the author of An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine.

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Howard Markel

Comments [2]

Bill Realman Stella from Somerville, NJ

Just happened to find this while multi-tasking:
http://www.alternet.org/culture/video-games-are-designed-get-you-hooked

which they reposted from here:
http://www.thefix.com/content/video-game-addiction-psychology91008

Dec. 14 2012 10:57 AM

The internet is so 2010. It’s the apps today.
What is the psychological toll when one has more virtual friends than real-life ones. Have people withdrawn from the real world?
Hiding in air-conditioned boxes

Dec. 14 2012 10:38 AM

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