Internet Addict
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1. Are you pre-occupied with the internet, constantly thinking about your previous online activity or anticipating your next online session?
2. Have you begun to use the internet more often and for increasingly longer sessions?
3. Have you tried to control, cut back, or stop your internet use, but have been unable to do so?
4. Do you feel restless, moody, depressed, or irritable when you try to stop or cut back your internet use?
5. Are your online sessions often longer than you originally planned?
6. Has your internet use ever affected your family relationships or put your job, education, or career at risk?
7. Have you ever lied to cover up your amount or type of internet use?
8. Do you use the internet as an escape from problems or to lift your mood?

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