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International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-1291, E-ISSN: 2664-1305, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.6
International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
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2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B

Internet addiction: A case study

Venu AS and Dr. Florine Clara Fernandes

Children and adolescents are especially vulnerable to developing dependence on the Internet, more than most other segments of the society. Internet addiction has been called Internet reliance and Internet compulsivity. It is a compulsive behavior that completely dominates the addict’s life. Internet addicts make the Internet a more significant than family, friends, and work. The Internet becomes the establishing principle of addicts’ lives. Prevention is always better than cure. One way to reduce incidence of internet addiction is by increasing children and adolescent’s adherence to healthy lifestyle by educating, screening, detecting and modification of risk factors. Lack of knowledge and lack of concern for health may result in poor level of health and many health problems.
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International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
How to cite this article:
Venu AS, Dr. Florine Clara Fernandes. Internet addiction: A case study. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2022;4(2):96-98. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2022.v4.i2b.106
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