Nearly 1 in 3 Teens May Have Internet Addiction

Questionnaires completed by over 27,000 teenagers revealed that 29% exhibit behaviors and symptoms suggesting addiction to the Internet. These individuals were also more likely to engage in other unhealthy lifestyle behaviors such has inadequate fruit and vegetable intake, lack of exercise, frequent consumption of sugary drinks and processed foods, and alcohol and e-cigarette use. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, December 2020