According to a small study released Wednesday, a type of short -term therapy could be an effective treatment for internet addiction.
Researchers found 69.4 percent of men addicted to the internet entered remission if they received short-term cognitive behavioral therapy.
That's compared to 23.9 percent of people who entered remission while being on a wait-list to receive therapy.
Researchers studied 143 men, it was published Wednesday in medical journal Jama Psychiatry.
For this study, Researchers used a definition of internet addiction, to include patients who were addicted to gaming, social networks, pornography, online surfing, or general internet use.