Back in at the dawn of the internet age, no one ever dreamed it would catch on so big and lay claim to so many of us. But all teens know is a world of instant access. It is how they connect, socialize, pass time, gather information, and entertain themselves. The essence of addiction, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA is uncontrollable, compulsive drug seeking and use, even in the face of negative health and social consequences. Clinical diagnosis of various addictions involves use of diagnostic codes. However, internet addiction does not appear in the list of mental disorders in the bible used by clinicians: the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM.
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By Amanda Lenhart. Much of this frenzy of access is facilitated by mobile devices. African-American and Hispanic youth report more frequent internet use than white teens. Teens are diversifying their social network site use.
They found that the majority of Internet predators do not pose as children as the prior conception of the Internet predator stereotype was perceived. The Internet Predators openly tell their age and their intentions and your kids openly talk to them about their own sexual desires. In the past, the thought was that the Internet predators were duping teenagers into thinking they were talking to a kid their own age. The statistics of this study shows that teenagers are knowingly chatting to adults. It is a brave new world.
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