Internet and Technology Addiction Interview with Dr. David Greenfield

 

 

Compulsive Internet Disorder, or Pathological Internet Use, what ever we call it there is hardy a mental health or addictions practitioner who hasn’t seen some form of this modern digital malady in their practice.

Family Law attorneys are reporting record numbers of divorces related to cybersex and cyber affairs. Employees are being fired for cyberslacking at work, due to excessive e-mail, downloading pornography, or endless cybersurfing.

There is no doubt that the Internet is the spearhead of the digital industrial revolution, but is also the sword of Damocles when it comes to its powerful psychological impact on some people’s lives.