Gerald Block writing in the "The American Journal of Psychiatry" considers internet additiction to be a "compulsive-impulsive spectrum disorder."

Issues for DSM-V: Internet Addiction -- Block 165 (3): 306 -- Am J Psychiatry

Some countries already have rehab facilities for those that are addicted to the internet:

Rehab is even available in the United States for those with internet addictions:

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