The image of teenage boys holed in up in a finished basement playing video games all weekend is not one that young mothers dream of when they cradle their firstborn son. News reports of research linking video games to aggression and violence have caused there to be a general negativity surrounding the hobby.
With the line of new debt-relief products rapidly entering the market, sandwiched among new credit card reward programs, consumers may be missing an underlying problem – an addiction to debt itself. Like addictions to other problem behaviors, the addictive debtor may return to the compulsion because the problem is often rooted in low self-esteem and [...]
Cellphones, social media and the Internet provide too much of a draw for American college students. A recent Washington Post piece focused on a new study that showed these students are experiencing symptoms similar to drug and alcohol addictions, yet their drug is technology-based.