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Social Media Addiction a Growing Problem

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Are any of your clients social media addicts? Is inclusion in the DSM-IV next?

Social media now seems to be part of everyday life.
“I belong to twitter and tumblr,” said one local teen. “I belong to Facebook, twitter, but I usually go on twitter more than Facebook,” another teen said.
But how much is too much? Social media addiction is a problem not often tweeted about.

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This entry was posted on May 31, 2012 by in Drugs & Addiction, Social Media.
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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