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crackberry

(ˈkrækˌbərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Computer Science) informal a nickname for a BlackBerry handheld device that functions as a telephone, PDA, and e-mailer and appears to have an addictive hold on its users
[C21: from crack (sense 30) + BlackBerry]
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China currently has a problem with gaming addiction and became the first country to recognize internet addiction as a clinical disorder.
This calls attention to treating Internet addiction as a new and serious mental health issue.
Despite having rejected previous attempts to have smartphone and Internet addiction accepted, the WHO will officially recognize obsessive gaming disorders as a mental health condition, New Scientist reports.
5 (9 of whom were males) who were diagnosed with smartphone or internet addiction and also 19 healthy peers (matched in age and gender with the first group) were involved in the study.
Pathological Internet use (PIU), also known as Internet addiction, problematic Internet use, or Internet dependence, is use of the Internet that creates psychological, social, and/or difficulties in one's life (Beard & Wolf, 2004; Spada, 2014; Weinstein & Lejoyeux, 2010; Young, 2004).
Internet addiction and its association with psychopathology: A study in school children from Mumbai, India.
In correlation analysis, internet addiction was found positively related to depression, anxiety, and stress.
Objective: To determine the effect of gender and physical activity on internet addiction in medical students.
Present research is aimed at exploring the relationship between internet addiction and social support among University undergraduates age range between 18 to 22 years.
Various reasons are attributed to internet addiction among college going students.
In Polish scientific literature, there are several terms for Internet addiction: netaholics, netaddiction, cyberaddiction, computer addiction, information addiction, or syndrome of Internet addiction [4].
The findings showed that individuals with Internet addiction had more trouble dealing with their day-to-day activities, including life at home, at work/school and in social settings.
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