Study: U.S. loaded with Internet addicts

Thursday, 19 October 2006, 12:12 AM EST

The new study on Internet addiction by Stanford researchers found that among the habits online users develop is strong compulsion to check e-mail, post blog entries, or visit Web sites or chat rooms. "It is not unlike what sufferers of substance abuse or impulse-control disorders experience," said Elias Aboujaoude, the study's author.

At CIO Today.

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