Internet addiction disorder  

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Internet addiction disorder (IAD) is a hypothetical disorder originally made as a satirical hoax by Ivan Goldberg, M.D., in 1995. He took pathological gambling as diagnosed by the DSM-IV as his model for the spoofed description.



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