Posts Tagged ‘Internet Addiction’

A new study finds that a non-chemical addiction like obsessive Internet use can cause changes to the brain that are similar to those produced by illicit drugs. The public’s understanding of addiction seems to be growing, with a more general acceptance of the scientific reality that it is a disease, not a personal weakness. At […]

The recession may find shopping addicts hitting rock bottom sooner. How do you know if you’re out of control? You can’t turn on the TV news or a morning show without hearing how people are cutting back during the current economic downturn. One story that isn’t getting much coverage, though, is how the recession is […]