Today, people lead a nested life with technology. Many innovations we use in daily life are related to the possibilities offered us by technological developments. While it is possible to mention about many advantages offered by the technology in terms of human life, the excessive, uncontrolled and immoderate use of technology can bring many problems in its train. Today, it is known that excessive use of technology is a common problem. According to this, such situations as using too much technology to interrupt the social and physical life of the individual, spending hours on the internet, and experiencing feelings of distress and deprivation when the internet is not available can be deemed as the indicators of technology addiction.
Symptoms of technology addiction;
It can be said that technology addiction, which is an inclusionary concept, includes many other special addiction types as well. Among some of them; they can be listed as "screen addiction, television addiction, smartphone addiction, online shopping addiction, social media addiction, internet addiction, game addiction" and so on. Technology addiction is a problem that can be seen in all ages and genders. Although rational and controlled use of technology can be achieved with individual precautions, professional support should be sought in cases where social, physical and mental problems cannot be coped with, and it should be noted that this is a trouble having a treatment.