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Dealing with addiction

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A growing number of experts consider Internet addiction to be a serious and growing scourge. One of these individuals is Dr. Kimberly Young, founder of the Center for Internet Addiction Recovery and author of “Caught in the Net” (1998). Young told The Fix that Internet addiction is an umbrella term that includes everything from online pornography and gambling to gaming and eBay — and more. “It is generally considered to cover all aspects of compulsive online behavior,” she said. One out of 8 Americans are said to suffer from the addiction. Read more here