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October 17, 2006

Study: 1 In 8 Addicted To Internet Like Alcoholics Are Addicted To Hooch

Sounds about right.

Most disturbing was the discovery that some people hid their Internet surfing, or went online to cure foul moods in ways that mirrored alcoholics using booze, according to the study's lead author, Elias Aboujaoude.

"In a sense, they're using the Internet to self-medicate," Aboujaoude said. "And obviously something is wrong when people go out of their way to hide their Internet activity."


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