The Dangers Of Internet Addiction

The Dangers Of Internet Addiction

By Jeanene Swanson While smoking and risky sex have decreased among teens, a recent story in the Los Angeles Times called texting the “addiction du jour” for this age group. In fact, texting while driving has become one of the riskiest activities anyone, not just teenagers, can take part in. Pew surveys have found that […]

Is There Help For Shopping Addiction?

Is There Help For Shopping Addiction?

Shopping addiction is a form of non-substance-based behavioral addiction centered on dysfunctional, damaging participation in shopping activities. There is no official definition for this condition in the U.S., although the American Psychiatric Association once recognized a similar condition called compulsive buying disorder. In a study published in June 2014 in the Journal of Groups in […]