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Internet Addiction among Undergraduate Students of Kuwait University

Internet Addiction among Undergraduate Students of Kuwait University,Samer Hamade,Dalal Al-Beadaiwi

Internet Addiction among Undergraduate Students of Kuwait University  
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many benefits to its users. In spite of the fact that the benefits of Internet have made notable improvements in all fields, some users are becoming preoccupied with the Internet, unable to control their use of this new technology, and are jeopardizing their employment and personal relationships. This is known in the literature as Internet Addiction (I A). Internet addiction or as many specialists call it Internet addiction disorder, is viewed as a problem that is still difficult to be defined accurately. Beard (2002) stated that "Internet addiction is an explanation for uncontrollable, damaging use of this technology. Moreover, it is a warning sign that a person is having difficulty controlling his or her internet use". It is important to note that the term addiction in this research, and the literature describing it, is only related to the Internet and not the addiction in general. Recently, the use of Internet in Kuwait become is increased. It is noticed that in short period of time the Internet become one of the most important interest for majority of people.
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