Overcoming Internet Addiction For Dummies

Overcoming Internet Addiction For Dummies

David N Greenfield
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A guidebook to beating tech addiction and living a fuller life There' s no escaping it-we live in a digital world. We work, play, and learn online, and the Internet has given us some fantastic opportunities. Unfortunately, we' re all susceptible to addiction-it' s part of our basic biology. Games and social media tap into that feel-good dopamine reward system. So when is it time to log off and get help? Overcoming Technology Addiction For Dummies gives you the information and the self-assessment questions you need to discover how much is too much, along with the lowdown on what to do about it. This comprehensive, user-friendly overview of tech addiction is full of helpful and proven techniques and methods to help foster a healthy and sustainable lifestyle with technology. Learn how to take back control of your online life (or help your kids get control of theirs)! Discover the basics of addiction, including why children and teens are especially susceptible Learn how social media, online gaming, and Internet pornography could be getting in the way of your best life Destigmatize addiction so you can unplug when you need to, accomplish what you' d like to, and become healthier-shame-free! Empower yourself and your children to build a positive and healthy tech culture in your home This book encourages you to help yourself and shows you where you might turn for outside support so you can enjoy all that real life has to offer!
Dr. David N. Greenfield, PhD, MS, is the founder and medical director of The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine where he teaches sexual medicine, behavioral addiction medicine, and supervises residents in psychiatry. He is a leading authority on behavioral and process addiction and author of numerous articles and book chapters and the book Virtual Addiction, which in 1999 rang an early warning regarding the world' s growing Internet addiction problem. Dr. Greenfield lectures throughout the world and has appeared on CNN, Dr. Oz, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Fox News, ESPN, NPR and HBO. He' s been featured in U. S. News and World Report, Newsweek, People, Time, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and The Economist.