Beware of These Internet Illnesses

By Admin, January 19, 2013


Working on the computer and surfing the internet has become totally unavoidable these days. In fact the local weather forecast, the daily news or updating your Facebook status are just a few mouse clicks away. It’s like having the world at your fingertips. However, having the internet at your fingertips all the time might not always be a positive thing. According to a recently published study in the General Hospital Psychiatry (Journal Article: General hospital psychiatry (impact factor: 2.67). 10/2/11;DOI:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2011.09.013) excessive use of the internet can cause Internet Addiction Disorder, or IAD, which can lead to anxiety and depression. Our new infographic takes a look at 7 internet related illnesses that you may have heard about.


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