Survey Finds Adults Check their Smartphones 352 times a Day!

I absolutely detest smartphones. – Not because I have anything against the technology per se. It’s more from the viewpoint that I just consider them to largely be ...

June 7, 2022 at 9:51 am by

First NHS Funded Gaming Addition Centre To Open In The UK

UK’s First NHS Funded Gaming Treatment Center To Open A little over a week ago, the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially recognised gaming addiction as a medical ...

June 26, 2018 at 12:29 pm by

Gaming Addiction Formally Recognised As A ‘Disorder’ By WHO

World Health Organisation Recognises Gaming Addiction How addicted are you to your gaming? In this context, the word ‘addicted’ might, for many, be an elaborate ...

January 2, 2018 at 3:26 pm by

WHO Proposes ‘Gaming Disorder’ as Part of Addiction Diagnosis

The latest draft of the World Health Organization‘s 2018 international classification of diseases is now available online. Considering the diagnostic manual ...

December 28, 2017 at 3:07 pm by

13 Year Olds Being Treated for “Mobile Phone Addiction”

Children as young as 13 years old are being checked into clinics to help them deal with their mobile phone addiction. There is increasing concern that children today are ...

April 16, 2017 at 11:22 am by

Algeria Opens First Internet Addiction Clinic

Psychologist have opened the first clinic to treat internet addiction in Constantine, Algeria. The Bachir Mentouri clinic specialises in treating patients who are addicted ...

December 22, 2016 at 12:00 am by

Russian Gamer to Sue Bethesda For Fallout 4 Addiction

Video games like any entertainment medium can be addictive especially if the individual in question has an obsessive personality. Usually, consumers applaud developers for ...

December 21, 2015 at 4:23 pm by

Kickstarter Launched to “Help” People With Phone Addiction

The NoPhone Zero is definitely one of the most bizarre Kickstarter campaigns I’ve ever seen which replaces your smartphone with a piece of plastic. This invention, and I ...

September 10, 2015 at 5:30 pm by

Rehab Clinics say our Smartphone Dependencies Fuel Other Addictions

Morningside Recovery rehab clinic’s executive director (Joel Edwards) has recently made some comments claiming mobile phone addiction is making some of our bad habits ...

July 11, 2014 at 7:54 am by

Heavy Use of Twitter, Facebook Can Damage Your Relationship

Obsessive use of social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook can negatively impact your relationship, according to a recent study published by University of Missouri ...

July 6, 2014 at 2:11 am by

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