How do you know if your child may be addicted to the Internet? Many parents at least ask their children how much time they\'re spending on the Internet. Trouble is, most kids are apt to lie, especially if they\'re already addicted. If the computer is in their room, you have no way of knowing the truth. The following test may help you determine if you are dealing with Internet addiction in your home.
The following Parent-Child Internet Addiction test will help you determine if you may be dealing with Internet Addiction in your home. (*Internet addiction is not a psychiatric disorder as defined by the DSM IV.)
Instructions: This 20-item questionnaire measures mild, moderate, and severe levels of Internet Addiction. To assess your child\'s level of addiction to the Internet, answer the following questions. Remember, when answering, only consider time your child uses the Internet for non-academic purposes.