Problematic Internet Use Test

My child becomes irritable and angry if they are unable to go online.

My child skips out on social events in favor of spending more time online.

My child struggles with in-person communication due to their Internet use.

My child’s online use negatively affects their grades in school.

My child feels anxious when they’re away from the Internet.

My child loses sleep at night due to Internet use.

My child avoids other activities – even important ones, like homework – to stay online.

My child’s family and peer relationships suffer because of their Internet use.

My child puts Internet use first over most things.

My child misses opportunities to create real-life friendships because of the Internet.

My child prefers to socialize online instead of in-person.

My child says they’re online too much.

My child experiences increased social anxiety because of their Internet use.

My child feels vulnerable when online access isn’t available.

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