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ADD Women More Computer-Addicted Than Men

New study finds links between inattention and computer addiction, especially in women.

Wednesday March 4th - 11:02am

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A new study from the Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital in Taiwan confirms something ADDers know well--that attention deficit is associated with Internet addiction. But it also reveals a new tidbit: Women with ADD are more vulnerable to Internet addiction than men.

In addition, the study examined which ADD symptom was responsible for the Internet addiction--inattention, hyperactivity, or impulsivity. Results showed that inattention was most often associated, followed by impulsivity.

The study was based on self-reported data from nearly 3,000 college students in Taiwan. Read more about the study.

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