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Internet addiction may soon be classified as a mental illness

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For some, using the internet is part of everyday life, but that use could lead to addiction. The American Psychiatric Association may classify an internet-use disorder as a mental illness. Cronkite News reporter Lia Steinberg looks into how internet addiction is defined and how people can recognize addiction symptoms.

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