For what is this?

The Internet addiction started on the computer and it's over in our hands thanks to smartphones and our obsession for being present in all social networks; but it has been proven that addiction to the Internet and smartphones causes mental problems.

A group of Canadian researchers from the McMaster University , made a "Internet Addiction Test"Internet Addiction Test, IAT, where they affirm that the excessive use of Internet causes impulsivity, depression , anxiety and stress.  

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In the last 18 years, access to this tool has been facilitated, most we work online or at least we depend on the Internet for the email or find out about the news of the moment.

 

For what is this?

The actions that generate the most addiction are the follow-up of videos by 'streaming' or what is now also known as 'Facebook Live'; then there is the review of social networks like Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat and finally the messaging services like Whatsapp.

 

¿ What are the problems in my health?

 

  • Difficulty managing daily activities
  • Impossibility to manage time
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Impulsiveness
  • Attention deficit

An excessive use of the internet is a little studied phenomenon that could conceal a mild or serious psychopathology; could be firmly linked to compulsive behavior and addiction "

 

According to Dr. Jan Buitelaar, who directed the study of addictions. They also clarify that the Internet use and the state of mental health, it depends on each individual, but all excess has its consequences.

 

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