- WORKAHOLIC = Work + Addicted + Alcoholic
- Hooked (answers.com)
Definition: addicted to
treats child phone addicts
"Two children in Spain have been admitted to a mental health
institution to be treated for addiction to their mobile phones, Spanish
They were doing badly at school and lying to relatives in order to
get money to spend on their phones...
Mobile phone addiction "could definitely be a danger in the future".
phone addiction: Clinic treats children
"They were brought in after spending an average of six hours
a day on their phones, talking, texting or playing games."
1 Terminology and usage
2 Varied forms of addiction 2.1 Physical dependency 2.2 Psychological
3 Addiction and drug control legislation
4 Methods of care
5 Diverse explanations
6 Neurobiological basis
8 Casual addiction...
What is addiction?
What are the types of addiction?
Addiction Cycle (angelfire.com/biz2)
1. Short-term gratification
2. Long-term pain
3. Addictive thinking
4. Increased tolerance
5. Loss of control
6. Bio-psycho-social damage
Cliparts / Pictures :
Conversation Questions :
we addicted? - We like doing them...but do we like them too much?
"When we think of addictions, we think of substances such as alcohol
Nowadays, however, people are becoming addicted to habits such as shopping
and using computers.
These writers reflect on their habits and wonder if these habits might
"Have you ever known someone with an addiction?"
INTERACTIVE activities :
Lesson plans :
- Séquence : Addicted to what?!
Séance 1 - Look at me!
Séances 2 et 3 : 10 signs of cell phone addiction
Séances 4 et 5 : BBC Video
4 signs of video games addiction
- Internet addiction – A growing problem - a lesson plan
Cycle of Addiction (school.discoveryeducation.com)
Students will do the following:
1. Understand how families and peers influence their decision making
2. Examine the cycle of addiction to drugs and what can be done to prevent
QUEST BEYOND NARNIA!
AN INTERNET WEBQUEST ON THE LION, THE WITCH, THE WARDROBE AND DEFEATING
THE EVILS OF DRUGS, TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL
A webquest for middle school students using the C.S. Lewis books
as a starting point for researching the reasons why students should
not use drugs, tobacco or alcohol.
- A Webquest (technoteacher.com)
"You will use the Internet and other sources to research information
You will use a software program to simulate substance abuse situations
and then script and perform a situation you design.
Your final project will be a multimedia presentation addressing theories
and facts about drugs and addiction.
You will use PowerPoint, HyperStudio or TimeLiner or create a web page
using Front Page.
Belonged to the Net (topics-mag.com)
"Marcelo Cadena has written an imaginary short story about a
webaholic named Steve."
The Shady Brothers - Addicted to Your Love
"From their island of Saint-Marteen, these 17 years old write and compose their own songs."
+ LYRICS :
"It’s quite a funny feeling
A feeling indescribable, you know, don’t let me go
It’s creeping up into my veins..."
- Not an addict by K's Choice (lyrics007.com)
"It's over now, I'm cold, alone
I'm just a person on my own
Nothing means a thing to me...
Free me, leave me
Watch me as I'm going down"
- the VIDEO
by Kanye West
"What's your addiction? Is it money? Is it girls? Is it weed?
I've been afflicted by not one, not two, but all three"
by Kelly Clarkson
"It's like I can't breathe
It's like I can't see anything
Nothing but you
I'm addicted to you
It's like I can't think"
Phone, BlackBerry And E-Mail Addiction
Why are cell phones addictive?
Aren't cell phones essential today?
What's the biggest danger of cell phone addiction?
How can I break cell phone addiction?...