Binge watching of TV, excessively playing on game consoles, mobile or any other gadget is called Gadget addiction. When the uses of these gadgets are abused and cause side effects on personal, interpersonal relations, on school or work it can become the cause of mental illness like ADHD, Depression, Mood disorders and more.Gadget addiction is not restricted to any age group, but if attended before it becomes a habit, an individual can learn to live more in reality then in virtual reality.
Gadget addiction counselling can be helpful for teens showing following behaviours while not using gadget
- Avoid Socializing
- Don’t make friends
- Can talk only about gadgets and games
- While playing with peers prefers gadgets