Published Mar 25, 2024

Helena Remon  


Online addiction, a relatively new phenomenon in the realm of mental health, has rapidly emerged as a significant concern in today’s digital age. With the pervasive use of technology and the internet in daily life, individuals are increasingly at risk of developing problematic behaviors related to online activities. This article delves into the complex landscape of online addiction, exploring its definitions, prevalence, and the profound impact it has on mental health. By examining the signs, symptoms, and consequences of online addiction, as well as discussing intervention strategies and preventative measures, this perspective review aims to shed light on this pressing issue and provide insight into navigating the challenges of excessive internet use.



Online Addiction, Internet, Mental Health, Psychological Effects, Intervention

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How to Cite
Remon, H. (2024). Online Addiction: A New Form of Mental Health Issue. Science Insights, 44(3), 1291–1300. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.24.re938