Working on the computer and surfing the internet has become totally unavoidable these days. In fact the local weather forecast, the daily news or updating your Facebook status are just a few mouse clicks away. It's like having the world at your fingertips. However, having the internet at your fingertips all the time might not always be a positive thing.
According to a recently published study in the General Hospital Psychiatry (Journal Article: General hospital psychiatry (impact factor: 2.67). 10/2/11;DOI:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2011.09.013) excessive use of the internet can cause Internet Addiction Disorder, or IAD, which can lead to anxiety and depression.
Our new infographic takes a look at 7 internet related illnesses that you may have heard about.