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The IAD

Internet Addict Disorder. The disorder that is used to describe several subtypes of addiction related to the world wide web.

Avoidance

What is the main cause of it?

People use the Internet as a way of escaping from problems. Here is the Top 10 list of avoidances:

  1. Loneliness                         6. Financial problems
  2. Marital discontent         7. Insecurity about physical appearance
  3. Work-related stress      8. Anxiety
  4. Boredom                            9. Struggles with recovery from other addictions
  5. Depression                       10. Limited social life

The severity.

Stages of avoidance

When we over-indulge with the usage of Internet, other things in life are affected. Here is a Top 10 list of the most commonly mentioned activities that suffer due to the excessive Internet usage:

  1. Time with partner or family Emoticon: Wilted rose             6. Time with friends Emoticon: Cocktail
  2. Daily chores Emoticon: Plate                                            7. Exercise Emoticon: Island with palm tree
  3. Sleep Emoticon: Drowsy                                                           8. Hobbies Emoticon: Soccer
  4. Reading Emoticon: Dull                                                     9. Sex Emoticon: Broken heart
  5. Watching TV Emoticon: Film                                         10. Social events Emoticon: Party

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