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Depression

03 August 2010

Internet addicts risk depression

Teens who spend far too much time online risk developing depression, a study suggests. Pathological Internet use has been linked with health problems and psychiatric symptoms.

Teens who spend far too much time on the Internet run the risk of developing depression, a new Australian study suggests.

This sort of behaviour may be a manifestation of some underlying problems that are more insidious, Lam said.

 

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