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What is RESTORE RECOVERY ™ to assess and treat Internet addition?

The Internet Addiction Toolkit is designed for counselors and therapists from a variety of backgrounds. It is a comprehensive training program with key features such as assessment tools, handouts, research articles, and worksheets that you can integrate into your counseling practice. I developed the program because I received questions from so many health and mental […]

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What the US can learn from China and Korea to treat Internet Addiction

China estimates it has over 20 million Internet addicts and became one of the first countries to declare the affliction a clinical disorder, prompting the World Health Organization to recognize Internet addiction. In the DSM-5, Internet Gaming Addiction is only recognized in Section 3 as a condition for further study. In China, people who spend […]

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Inpatient Treatment for Internet Addiction

Inpatient treatment for Internet Addiction may seem extreme. I received a new call from a father concerned about his son who spends too much time gaming. He plays World of Warcraft for hours a day. The son does not believe that this is any cause for concern. His father thinks he should be admitted to […]

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