Презентация "Internet addiction"


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Сomputer addiction

Internet addiction

  • Ksenia Volodina
  • Lada Kutukova
  • 9b form
  • Advance English Learning School № 80
  • Teacher
  • Garina T.V.

Aim

  • To confirm the statement that Internet addiction is the most serious problem of modern teenagers

Contents

  • Computers in our life
  • What is Internet addiction ?
  • Types of Internet addiction
  • Symptoms
  • Consequences

Computers in our life

  • Computers have become an important part of our everyday life

Computers in our life

What is “Internet addiction”?

  • Mental disorder
  • Obsessive desire to connect to the Internet
  • Painful inability to timely disconnect from the Internet

Types of Internet addiction

  • web surfing
  • chat rooms/online dating/ social networking
  • gaming (video/computer) and online gambling

What activities do your prefer in your spare time?

Symptoms

  • Dry eyes
  • Headaches
  • Back aches
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Neglecting family and friends
  • Feeling depressed without a computer
  • School and job problems
  • Inability to stop using a computer

Symptoms of the teenagers from the 9 forms (according to the survey)

Physical side-effects

  • Sleep depravation
  • Risk of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Back strain
  • Eyestrain
  • Headaches

Consequences of using the computer

Conclusion

  • Computer addiction is one of the main teenagers’ problems

References

  • http://www.netaddiction.com/resources/parents_test.htm
  • http://www.bewebaware.ca/english/internetaddiction.html
  • http://www.helpguide.org/mental/internet_cybersex_addiction.htm
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_addiction_disorder
  • http://www.tiensmed.ru/programmer5.html
  • http://www.smayli.ru

Thank you for your attention