Internet Addiction disorder caused by Google Glass treated by San Diego doctors

October 15, 2014 5:22 PM

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A man at Navy’s Substance Abuse and Recovery Program, who initially checked in for alcoholism treatment was also treated for Google Glass addiction. The 31-year-old man “exhibited significant frustration and irritability related to not being able to use his Google Glass. He has a history of substance abuse, depressive disorder, anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder,” say San Diego doctors.

The man was examined after knowing of being habitual to using his Google Glass for up to 18 hours a day in the months leading up to his admission in September 2013, according to the study. He wore it to work and reported feeling more confident in social situations while wearing it. He removed it onl...

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