internet use disorder

(The Consumerist)

Internet Use Disorder Yet Another Example Of How Totally Dependent We Are On Technology

If you’re reading this right now, you’re on the Internet, or you just were. Let’s say you weren’t on the Internet — would you feel uncomfortable, out of touch or nervous in any way? Answering yes to that question might mean you’ve got Internet Use Disorder, a condition which might be a certifiable mental illness in the future. Psychiatrists have recommended the condition be studied further in advance of the 2013 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. [More]