Parents Talk about Raising Generation “D”

An Educational DVD for Parents


raising generation D

“The Internet is the world’s largest Slot Machine”Dr. David Greenfield, Ph.D.

In Raising Generation “D”  Dr. Greenfield provides an in-depth telling of the history, theory, research, clinical issues and treatment protocols associated with Internet and Digital Technology Addiction.

A particular focus is placed on definitions and illustrations of compulsive patterns and the clinical implications of treating individuals who exhibit them.

Dr. Greenfield also discusses some of the broader psychosocial aspects of sex, gaming, and the Internet and other digital media devices. Also covered is Facebook, texting,
and the particular issues of Generation-D’s use of digital technology.

Also examined are how the unique characteristics of the Internet and other digital media technologies synergize Internet addictive behavior and promote compulsive use and addictive patterns.

Study finds: 8.5 percent of U.S. youth addicted to video games

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  • Gain an understanding of the theory underlying compulsive Internet and digital media behavior, e.g. why are these technologies addictive?

  • Address general issues with sexual and gaming addiction, compulsion, and the cross-connection to digital on-line media.

  • Achieve a familiarity with basic definitions, theory, clinical issues and relevant research on cybersex and on-line sexual behavior and addiction.

  • Recognize potential signs and symptoms of compulsive use of social media and texting and to examine generational issues and factors.

  • Have an opportunity to discuss of basic treatment and clinical concepts.

  • Learn about future trends and issues.