Internet Addiction Treatment
Published on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 5:37 pm and is filed under Psychology Tips
Computer addiction, game addiction, internet addiction.
An obligatory condition for the successful treatment of this kind of dependence is to recognize the problem and the desire to be treated by a man who suffers from game or internet addiction .
At the same time the dependence of the computer more often are aware the friend of the suffering subject, relatives, acquaintances, but not the subject himself, that is very similar to other addictions (alcohol, drugs).
Therefore it is necessary to motivate a person suffering from the game / internet addiction according to treatment. Often the problem starts with the consultation of relatives and friends on how to help the man, who suffers from this disorder, to consult a doctor. Together with the experts there are set up tactics of behavior for a person suffering from game or internet addiction, also is discussed how to build a conversation about the need to resort to a specialist.
The first stage of computer addiction treatment – diagnosing the causes of the formation of internet addiction, as well as the possible exception of painful disorders, especially depression. In the case of latent depression it will process to its drug treatment.
The mainstay of computer addiction treatment is psychological correction, which is carried out individually and in groups of special training. Psychological assistance is aimed at improving relationships with family and peers, learning self-control and ability to cope with difficulties, raising strong-willed qualities, self-esteem, development of new life hobbies.
The most important phase of addiction treatment is – to bring the addicted person in processes that are not associated with computers, electronic games and that the processes to not change the reality. It is necessary to show people that there are many different attractions in addition to the computer (bowling, snowboarding, paintball, hiking, football, etc.) which allow not only to feel the thrill, but also train the body and normalize psychological state.
The computer addiction affects family relationships, so addiction treatment is important to help relatives and friends of that person, which will be directed to harmonize the relationship with her.