When you feel a certain need or strong desire to replicate a particular behavior notwithstanding its end results and upshots, the condition can be attributed or classified as addiction.
In reality, there are many factors that precipitate an addiction. These factors are the ones responsible in instilling in the minds of the people the conduciveness they get whenever they use a certain behavior or concept.
However, the very core of addiction is that it should cause harm to the concerned person. This is because if the behavior does not cause any harm, then, the behavior can only be considered compulsive but cannot be classified as addiction.
With the advent of the Internet, a new kind of addiction had been created by people who continuously advocate the viability of the Internet. This is known as Internet addiction.
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