although some later researchers have taken his essay seriously.He used this term because it was a suitable fit to his parody.These seven clusters are: psychosocial risk factors; physical impairment; emotional impairment; social and functional impairment; risky Internet use; impulsive Internet use; and Internet use dependence.The last three constructs have not been previously identified.
The impulsive use construct describes an inability to maintain balance or control of internet use in relation to everyday life.Finally, the dependent use construct reflects the more severe symptoms that are typically associated with addictions, such as withdrawal symptoms.Internet addiction is a subset of a broader "technology addiction." Widespread obsession with technology goes back at least to radio in the 1930s and television in the 1960s, but it has exploded in importance during the digital age.A study published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (2014) suggests that prevalence of Internet addiction varies considerably among countries and is inversely related to quality of life.This idea he conjured was to demonstrate the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders handbook’s complexity and rigidity. D as a “Pathological Internet use Disorder” also known as (PIU) to avoid confusing what he started as a joke to be thought of as an official diagnosed addiction-like addiction to Heroine. Goldberg mentioned that to receive medical attention or support for every behavior by putting it in to psychiatric nomenclature is ridiculous. Goldberg added if every over done behavior can be an addiction that would lead us to have support groups for individuals that consistently cough or are addicted to books.