Prevention of Internet Addiction

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Parents and teachers can help adolescents to use the Internet appropriately. To do this, they can:

Two people in front of a computer and a clock

Agree the hours of use of the computer (no more than 1.5 - 2 hours daily, with the exception of weekends).

A living room with sofa, table and computer

Place the computer in a common site in the home, like the living room.

Group of friends

Promote social activities.

Woman playing with a ball

Encourage interests like sports, reading, or the cinema.  

Family talking

Encourage communication and dialogue in the family.

Recommendations for healthy use of technology

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Substantiated information by:

Eva Varela

Published: 16 October 2019
Updated: 16 October 2019


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