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How is Internet Addiction impacting our Mental Health?

In the past few years internet addiction  have become very frequent, leading to many personality and psychiatric disorders including low self-esteem, impulsivity, poor sleep quality, mood disorder, and suicide thoughts. According to a survey conducted by WHO, the global population using the internet has grown to almost 3.8 billion people around the world. The most who are badly affected due to internet addiction is youth as they spend most of their time of the day over the internet.

Now when we talk about the impact of how internet addiction is affecting mental health, some of them are listed below:

Higher attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Depressive disorders

Social phobia

Bipolar Disorder

Psychosis

 Also according to a Western study Journal “Youth” it is mentioned that when a person especially young kids and adults when abusing usage of internet, they develop poor performers in studies, work or any function of a daily life, also they tend to become lazy and get tired very quick. Internet Addiction may further lead to other addiction such as online gaming addiction, online Gambling addiction etc.

Now as we see from the above research findings, the severe affects of internet addiction on our mental health the next best way is to consult a professional psychologist or other mental treatment professionals. In Malaysia like other parts of world there is observed an increase in internet addiction cases which is a alarming factor to be considered. To tackle such situation and helping people recover from such addiction,

Serene Retreat is playing a key role to minimize the affect of it on people’s lives through their dedicated team of mental health professionals and most effective treatment programs.

To reach us via Call/Whatsapp +60146872268 or visit our website www.sereneretreat.com.my

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