Internet Addiction May Be Classified As An Actual Mental Illness [Headlines]

Internet Addiction May Be Classified As An Actual Mental Illness [Headlines]

The American Psychiatric Association is considering adding a dependence to the DSM-V.

Sam McNerney
  • 15 february 2012

The so-called “bible” of the mental health profession is getting an update, and version 5.0 of the American Psychiatric Association’s “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” (DSM) could add “Internet addiction” to its lengthy list of disorders. CNET

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