Monday, August 17, 2009

Internet Addiction Disorder

Written by : Nurzulhairizat B Zulkarnain

Nowadays, in the world of new era with an improvement of technologies. Computer, that had been invent by Bill Gates, become one of important gadget for human being to gain information or news just by a click. Internet in the computer will help us to achieve all the information. Rather than that, internet also can communicate people all over the world. That are some benefit of internet that can be seen. Did you know there are also disadvantage for using internet. One of the disadvantage, internet can be addicted. Addiction of internet is a new type of disorder that have been discovered by American Physiatrist. The disorder is called Internet addiction disorder.

Internet addiction disorder are refers to the problematic use of the Internet, including the various aspects of its technology, such as e-mail and the World Wide Web. Unlike other addictions, the various aspects of Internet addiction could be further categorized into individual groups. While they all share the same medium, the Internet, each group has their unique and distinct characteristics. Like regular medicinal practice, it is vital to be able to diagnose the correct type of Internet addiction for effective treatment. Most illnesses show symptoms indicative of its existence and IAD is no exception either. Being able to recognize the various aspects of a person’s behavior is important in catching all the hints and notions of the presence of IAD. Spotting the symptoms early would help ameliorate the treatment process before the victim gets progressively more addicted. Increase of cybercaf├ęs and the propinquity of release of graphic intensive online games like Counter Strike has lead to innumerable teenagers getting hooked onto the Internet. Blogging and Youtube are also some of the temptations that many individuals find it difficult to resist. However, these are just the apparent reasons. There are a lot more than what meets the eye. The advent of the Internet had given a significant alleviation in the convenience of our lives, yet despite the versatility and usefulness of the Internet, if the Internet is exploited by the wrong people, the Net can be potentially as harmful as it is useful. Being wary of the possible damages one could incur due to IAD is essential. Not only does it discourage you, the readers, from falling prey to IAD, it also allows those equipped with the knowledge about the extensiveness of the problems created by IAD to warn others and spread word about the harms of IAD.

In conclusion, Internet is not a medium that only lead to harm people but people himself have to prevent it to happen and make internet as stuff that can give benefits. This positive ways of thinking will decrease the Internet Addiction Disorder among the people and will lead to healthier, better lifestyle.

3 ulasan:

sarah shinoda said...

skema ah belog kau izat~

annur razali said...

merepek, sijak bila bill gates cipta komputer, ko tipu nurzul weyh!

aiE said...

why don't you block yours? hehehe.