Students in AIIMS are getting addicted to internet

 SMTV Desk 2018-10-10 17:13:04  AIIMS,Internet
Students in AIIMS are getting addicted to internet

Delhi,october 10: An internet addiction is uncontrolled use of internet for gaming, gambling or pornography to the extent that a person stops carrying out his or her routine activities.

"Many of the issues of problematic internet use is due to lack of parental monitoring and inconsistencies in discipline. Parents should therefore supervise the activities of the adolescents and also introduce other pleasurable activities.

Experts at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said that there is increase in number of youth, mostly school and college students, were developing "severe behavioural and psychiatric problems" due to internet addiction.

The number of people visiting the AIIMS Behavioural Addiction Clinic with complaints of "internet addiction" has almost doubled since the launch of the facility two years ago.

"They should also encourage their children to increase social interaction in the real world rather than spending time in the virtual world," Rachna Bhargava, clinical psychologist at AIIMS, said.