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Alejandra Viridiana Gutiérrez García.
LEI. Alma Lucía Marín Martínez.
THE COMPULSIVE INTERNET DISORDER:
The Internet has become an important aspect of most people’s lives, because it’s used for communication, information, or entertainment. Billions of people around the world send e-mail, chat online, read the news, and maybe even gamble, trade stocks, or play competitive games on a daily basis. Some have moved into a dangerous realm, though. The Internet can provide a sense of instant fulfillment or cause people to withdraw from the real world, exactly like someone addicted to drugs or alcohol.
A number of psychologists state that people who become addicted to the Internet already suffer from some kind of illness. For example, someone hooked on day trading would still recklessly buy and sell stocks by phone or face to face with a broker. But other psychiatrists see the addiction as real. These professionals believe the medical world should recognize Internet addiction, and insurance companies should pay for treatment. While doctors and other experts debate the issue, South Korea has already acted on the problem. In addition to counseling centers and treatment programs at hospitals, a rehab center for teens has recently been established. The country held the world’s first conference on compulsive Internet disorder, too. Ninety percent of South Korean homes have Internet access, and online gaming is a national sport. Children ditch school to play games. Some gamers have even dropped dead from exhaustion after days and days online.
The rehab center offers teens the opportunity to rediscover satisfaction with the real world. During the twelve days, participants are barred from computers and may only use a cell phone one hour per day. The remaining time gets filled with physical exercise and group activities which establish real-life emotional bonds. The center turns away about four applicants for each available opening.
TITLE: Upper-Intermediate: Compulsive Internet Disorder.
The people have the Compulsive Internet Disorder are withdrew from the real world, but in South Korea exists rehab centers for combating this illness.
MAIN IDEA AND DETAILS CHART:
1. Fulfillment: Requerimiento
2. Withdraw: Quitar.
3. Suffer: Ser dañado, sufrir.
4. Illness: Enfermedad.
5. Hooked: Enganchado.
6. Trading: Comercio.
7. Still: Inmóvil.
8. Recklessly: Imprudente, precipitadamente.
9. Broker: Agente.
10. Insurance: Seguro.
* Barred: Impedido.
The article was very interesting because is about the next:
The internet could be alternative for searching information, do the scholar homework, buy things online, read differents articles and others, but it’s could be converted in addiction: The illness’s name is “Compulsive Internet Disorder”. It’s real and a lot of people have it, but fortunately in South Korea exists rehab centers where offer differents activities, for example: physical exercise and group dynamics which permits the teens are integrated to the social world and regenerated your emotional life.