This is defined as any online-related, compulsive behavior which interferes with normal living and causes severe stress on family, friends, loved ones, and one’s work environment.

How to Protect Your Child from Internet Addiction

  • Make sure that your child sticks to their normal schedule. They should not skip meals or break regular bedtime due to excessive use of the internet.
  • Use parental control tools
  • Set a limit on the duration and time that your child can spend on online gaming
  • Place the computer in a common area in the house, so that you can keep an eye on your child’s online gaming.