If you're reading this post after reloading this page for the 20th time in five minutes, don't worry: Your addiction isn't real, at least not in the eyes of the psychiatric field. The San Francisco Chronicle talked to the ("the" being code for "some") experts:
"I would not at this point rule it out, but I would say it's just way too early to conclude there is such a thing as Internet addiction. The media has gotten way ahead of the science here," said psychiatry Professor Elias Aboujaoude, who led a Stanford survey to analyze Internet use in the general population. His cautions didn't stop dozens of newspapers covering the study this autumn from reporting that it had documented "Internet addiction."
Via Obscure Store.