The real danger of internet addiction.

The real danger of internet addiction. from youtube by Boyinaband
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featured video : Straight to the Internet: Ryan Sheckler
After reading about it I wondered... can you really get addicted to the internet? I mean, social media can’t be that dangerous... right?
The Apps I mentioned:
Rescuetime: https://www.rescuetime.com/rp/boyinaband
Coldturkey: https://getcoldturkey.com/
Screentime: https://screentimelabs.com/

Take the Internet addiction test here if you want (you don’t have to, but you can if you feel like it, it’s up to you, no pressure or anything):
https://psychology-tools.com/internet-addiction-test/
Facebook motivation/accountability group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/326480794192755/

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Sources

Internet bootcamp in China: https://youtu.be/jqctG3NnDa0

Definition of addiction: https://www.asam.org/quality-practice/definition-of-addiction

Effects of using fashion and crafts sites vs social media: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24574/1/Fardouly%2C%20Diedrichs%2C%20Vartanian%2C%20%26%20Halliwell%20%28in%20press%29.pdf

Facebook stalking: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-6811.2011.01393.x/abstract

Impact on personal growth: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/cyber.2012.0125

Facebook blocking tool: https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2015/11/improving-the-experience-when-relationships-end/

Social media vs depression: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26783723

Facebook suicide prevention: https://www.facebook.com/help/594991777257121/

Sleep vs checking Facebook: https://news.uci.edu/feature/uci-researchers-link-compulsive-facebook-checking-to-lack-of-sleep/

Kimberly young TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOSYmLER664

BFAS: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/225185226_Development_of_a_Facebook_Addiction_Scale

NEO-PI-R: https://www.unifr.ch/ztd/HTS/inftest/WEB-Informationssystem/en/4en001/d590668ef5a34f17908121d3edf2d1dc/hb.htm

Facebooking habits: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/245251.php

Facebook vs skin conductance measurements: http://primelab.missouri.edu/pdfs/wap10.pdf

38% of why you’re addicted to Facebook: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23577670&sa=D&ust=1497102141894000&usg=AFQjCNGVzEpiLR4mOQF8FPJw-zAbt-3dsA

Unpredictable rewards vs Facebook: http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2013/07/24/204621796/ONLINE-REWARDS

FOMO study: http://www.spotpink.com/spotpink/wp-content/uploads/Michot-Blancot-Bourdon-Baron-Munoz-2016-VF.pdf
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_Gilbert2/publication/247166649_A_Social_Comparison_Scale_Psychometric_properties_and_relationship_to_psychopathology/links/0a85e5369bec2461c5000000.pdf&sa=D&ust=1497102142073000&usg=AFQjCNGyghi1bh2MYtvN2hm20P6KAVyVeg

Pre-existing mental health issues vs Facebook addiction: https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/main/news/news_2016/Internet_addiction_mental_health.html

Internet addicts have abnormal white matter: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0030253

Social media vs depression: http://www.primack.net/professional/articles/r078da2016.pdf

Facebook vs traffic signs: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/269414387_Examination_of_neural_systems_sub-serving_facebook_addiction

Therapy (CBT vs internet addiction): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17927535

Buproprion vs internet addiction: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4638175/

Passive facebook use: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25706656