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Certificate in New Age Addictions

The New Age Addictions course is a general awareness course that helps the user understand the ‘Technology Addiction Cycle’ and its repercussions. The course provides tips on self-help approaches for dealing with these addictions.

Course Fee: GBP 99 | Code: 107 - 6 months access

About this course

Do you have trouble logging off from the Social Media Network? Do you spend an uncontrollable amount of time surfing the Internet, playing Online Games, surfing Online Porn and watching Television? Do you chat, message, or endlessly play games on your mobile? Are you, or any of your loved ones trapped in the complex maze of a Technology-addicted life?
It is likely that you are Addicted to Technology!

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Course Information

  • Audience

    Parent, teachers, students, homemakers, managers, supervisors, support staff of psychologists, and others interested in the field of Technology Addiction.

  • Course Duration

    6 months full access to complete the course

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    Study time

    Recommend 2-3 hours per week depending up on your understanding of the subject.

  • Examination

    There is a timed exam at the end of the course. You need to score 50% or more to be awarded the Certificate.

  • Certificate

    You will see an option to print your certificate on your screen OR save it as a PDF. The certificate is also automatically emailed to your registered email ID

  • Accreditation

    Psychology World® is an Open & Distance Learning Quality Council, UK accredited provider. ODLQC is the UK guardian of quality in open and distance learning and a member of the European Association of Distance Learning. The accreditation ensures that Psychology World® courses are amongst the best in the world.

Learning Objectives

The New Age Addictions course is a general awareness course that helps the user understand the ‘Technology Addiction Cycle’ and its repercussions. The course identifies the harsh reality of the growing problematic usage of Technology and its effects on human life.
It gives an insight into the triggers that lead to Addiction; the faulty thought patterns that reinforce the addictive behavior and the harsh consequences one has to face when they become a slave to it.
The course provides tips on self-help approaches for dealing with these addictions and addresses addictions like; Social Media Addiction, Television Addiction, Online Gambling Addiction and Internet Porn Addiction.

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Course Coverage


    Definition of Addiction
    New-Age Addictions (with examples)
    Types of New-Age Addictions (brief description only)
    Internet Addiction
    Social Media Addiction and Smartphone Addiction


    Online Videogames and Television Addiction
    Cyber Bullying
    Online Gambling Addiction
    Cybersex and Internet Porn Addiction
    Treatment and getting back to balanced life
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