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Surfing the internet for long periods of time can cause withdrawal symptoms

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Surfing the internet for long periods of time can cause withdrawal symptoms ‘similar to people on a comedown from ecstasy’

The results showed heavy web users tend to be more depressed and show higher levels of autism traits
When people come off-line, they suffer increased negative mood – just like people coming off illegal drugs

By Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED: 12:16 EST, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:29 EST, 17 February 2013

Using the internet for hours on end can result in withdrawal symptoms similar to the ‘comedown’ experienced by drug users, scientists warned yesterday.

Researchers found spending excessive periods of time surfing the internet left people in ‘negative moods’.

Read more: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2280074/Surfing-internet-long-periods-time-cause-withdrawal-symptoms-similar-people-comedown-ecstasy.html#ixzz2LGfUyVv2

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