This center looks at the use of the internet and other forms of media in our lives.
In the first chapter, we look at the topic of Internet Addiction. The DSM-5 does not currently recognize Internet gaming disorder as an official diagnosis. Instead, proposed criteria have been placed in Section III, which lists proposed diagnoses for future consideration and further study. Nevertheless, compulsive Internet use is a serious problem for many people, and there are methods that can be helpful in alleviating this problem. This chapter looks at the background of the addiction, symptoms, and possible treatment methods.
In the second chapter, we look at the usage and effects of media on children. As used in this center, media refers to the vast web of communication and entertainment technologies and services that have become a commonpl...More