Japan plans to set up camps for “Internet” to combat drug addiction




Japan plans to set up camps for “Internet” to combat drug addiction

A Japanese study that showed 518,000 demanded between 12 and 18 suffer from Internet addiction.

A recent study funded by the Japanese Government around 518,000 student who aged between 12 and 18 suffer from Internet addiction as “patients”.

The study found that University “Nihon” (Nihon) over 100,000 students, 8.1% suffer from alcoholism, and included symptoms that indicated, increase absorption or concerns during online activities during all hours of the day, in addition to the symptoms of depression, and school performance, decreased blood clotting in the deep veins, the survey also found that 23% of students suffer from sleep disorders, while 15% of them suffer from waking up frequently during the night hours.

In order to combat this addiction, the Ministry of health, labour and Japanese entertainment further research, as well as the opening of camps “no Internet”, where you will be separating teenagers from their laptops, smart phones, and handheld gaming platforms.

The camps, which the Government plans to implement during the next fiscal year, outdoor activities, as well as a set of activities that emphasize the value of interpersonal communication, “face to face”.

Besides, will be made available to adolescents to attend counseling sessions with psychologists to assist the Ministry in identifying the underlying causes of Internet addiction.
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