DR. SWINGLE'S INTERNET ADDICTION WEBINAR RECORDING
Dr. Swingle discusses the hot topic of internet addiction. Technology has changed the way we live, but is it having an adverse effect on our mental health and the development of our children? Dr. Swingle explored what's occurring in the brain of internet addicts and compares it to those with substance abuse disorders.
Topics covered by Dr. Swingle include:
Where does internet addiction start exactly?
Is it a tool that children, adolescents and adults alike use to hide from difficult social interactions?
Does it affect individuals' developmental stages?
Does this digital addiction to smart phones and tablets fall into the same category as internet addiction?
Are elderly individuals just as negatively impacted, or can there be a positive side to internet exposure?
The topics were addressed as Dr. Swingle's discussed the norms and statistics recorded by his ClinicalQ Assessment, on those affected by internet addiction.
All views expressed in the recording are solely those of the presenters and participants.