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Beware Of These Internet Related Illnesses

Working on the computer and surfing the internet has become totally unavoidable these days, in fact the local weather forecast, the daily news or updating your Facebook status are just a few mouse clicks away. The hack it’s like having the world at your fingertips. However having the Internet at your fingertips at all times might not always be a positive thing.

According to a recently published study in General Hospital Psychiatry (Journal Article: General hospital psychiatry (impact factor: 2.67). 10/2011; DOI: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2011.09.013), excessive use of the Internet can cause Internet Addiction Disorder, or IAD, which can lead to anxiety and depression.

Our new infographic takes a closer look at 7 internet related illnesses that you may have heard about.

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2 comments

  1. I killed my eyes in college, due to going between textbook and computer. I need to increase my eyeglasses prescription -.-

  2. colleen boudreau

    I definitely get eye strain! :\

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