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There are examples of computer overuse dating back to the earliest computer games. Many NetNews users were considered obsessive in the 1980s. With the widespread use of computers in the 21st century, it may be difficult to distinguish users who are "highly engaged" in their computer use from those who might be considered "addicted".

Confronting AIDS

AIDS has already taken a terrible human toll, not only among those who have died but among their families and communities. Short of an affordable cure, this toll is certain to rise. Ninety percent of HIV infections are in developing countries, where resources to confront the epidemic are most scarce.

The 1980s

In the 1980s, China was undergoing the mintest changes. A woman from Britain talked to Chinese people through the TV sets. An emerging singing star became a pop music pioneer. An entrepreneur overcame numerous hardships to emerge as a powerful leader.

Prevent New-type Drugs

When mentioning drugs, people will immediately think of opium, heroin, marijuana, cocaine, etc. These drugs are mostly extracted from natural plants such as the poppy and the cannabis plant. They are called traditional drugs.

Prevention and correction

  • Some countries, like South Korea, China, the Netherlands, Canada, and the United States, have responded to the perceived threat of video game addiction by opening treatment centers.
  • China
  • Canada
  • United States
  • The Netherlands