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Overcoming Internet Addiction For Dummies

Published 09-08-2021

<p><b>A guidebook&nbsp;to&nbsp;beating internet addiction and screen overuse and for living a fuller life&nbsp;</b></p> <p>There&rsquo;s&nbsp;no escaping it&#8213;we live in a digital world. We work, play, socialize, and learn online, and the Internet provides many amazing&nbsp;opportunities.&nbsp;Unfortunately,&nbsp;because of our basic biology, we&rsquo;re&nbsp;all susceptible to overuse and addiction to screens. Video games, social media, porn, and even scrolling online, taps&nbsp;into that&nbsp;pleasurable&nbsp;dopamine reward system.&nbsp;So,&nbsp;when is it time to log off or put the phone down and get help?&nbsp;<i>Overcoming Internet Addiction&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;gives you the information, resources, and&nbsp;the self-assessment tools you need&nbsp;to discover how much is too much<i>,</i> along with practical suggestions on what to do about it.&nbsp;</p> <p>Learn&nbsp;how to take back control&nbsp;of&nbsp;your&nbsp;time and attention&mdash;or help your kids or loved ones get control of theirs.&nbsp;This&nbsp;comprehensive, user-friendly overview of&nbsp;Internet addiction is full of&nbsp;helpful and proven methods to help foster a healthy, balanced, and sustainable life with screens.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Discover the basic biology of addiction, including why children and teens are&nbsp;especially&nbsp;susceptible.&nbsp;</li> <li>Become aware of the cognitive, psychological, and physical effects excess Internet and screen use.&nbsp;</li> <li>Learn how social media, video gaming, and Internet pornography could be getting in the way of real-time living.&nbsp;</li> <li>Find out why smartphones are not smart for you to use all the time.</li> <li>Understand the science of how and why you can become addicted to your screens so you can unplug more easily and use your time for what matters most.&nbsp;</li> <li>Empower yourself and your children to build a positive relationship with the Internet and digital technology.</li> </ul> <p>This book&nbsp;can help&nbsp;you and your loved ones <i>plug back into life</i> and show you&nbsp;where&nbsp;you can find information, resources, support, and treatment. <i>Overcoming Internet Addiction</i> is about taking back control of your <i>time</i> and <i>attention</i> and learning to manage your screen use, so it doesn&rsquo;t manage you.&nbsp;</p>

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Addiction and Recovery For Dummies

Published 12-24-2004

<b>Evaluate medications and treatment programs</b><br /> <br /> Break free from addictive substances or behaviors and get a fresh start<br /> <br /> Think you have an addiction? This compassionate guide helps you identify the problem and work towards a healthy, realistic approach to recovery, explaining the latest clinical and self-help treatments for both adults and teens. This book also offers tips on reducing cravings, handling your relationships, and staying well for the long run.<br /> <br /> Discover how to<br /> * Identify the reasons for addiction<br /> * Choose the best treatment plan<br /> * Handle slips and relapses<br /> * Detect addictions in a loved one<br /> * Find help and support

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