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Wednesday November 06, 2013

Internet Addiction: A Real Problem In America?

Is internet addiction a real problem in the U.S.? Wasting time on the internet for 12 - 14 hours a day is hardly a problem. Hell, some of us call that a "job." smile

"I still understand it's controversial," Young said via Skype in Pennsylvania. "People say, 'is it really an addiction? Is it not? What's an addiction?' Well, anything obviously can be an addiction when you talk about something so serious that it's jeopardized relationships or careers." She sees it all the time at the center, a 10-day program that costs people $14,000 out of pocket. Insurance companies aren't covering "internet addiction" treatment yet.