The topic of online addiction was addressed today on FOX 25 News Boston. Elizabeth Hopkins, affectionately known as Lilly, interviewed Dr. Karen Ruskin this morning where she asked pointed questions that viewers want to know the answers to. Of course, in Dr. Ruskin’s usual direct style, she offered her cutting edge insights.
For some, when denied access of a consistent behavior that is a regular part of one’s life, addictive symptoms can indeed occur. Live, on air I shared that the Internet has become a part of one’s relational existence. It is human nature to want to connect with others, therefore, when one is not connecting through the Internet one may indeed experience feelings of loneliness and isolation. Check out this interview, on demand viewing is available.