Teen Internet Addict
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1. Does your teen seem pre-occupied with the internet, too often choosing the internet over sports or other activities with friends or family?
2. Has your teen used the internet more often over time and for increasingly longer sessions?
3. Have you talked with or tried to help your teen control, cut back, or stop internet use, but have been unable to do so?
4. Does your teen seem restless, moody, depressed, or irritable when you try to cut back or stop his/her internet use?
5. Do you and your teen agree on a stop time before internet sessions, but usually find him/her still on past that time?
6. Has your teen's internet use affected his/her school or work attendance or performance?
7. Does your teen tell you they need the computer to do homework, but they quickly shut down windows when you walk into the room?
8. Does your teen use the internet to escape problems, responsibilities, or to lift their mood?

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