Are you asking if computer addiction is a true addiction?
In my book it is.
Someone who will sit in front of the computer, missing meals, ignoring school work, family, and friends, hours on end, and frequently all night in my estimation is addicted.
Or maybe it is OCD.
I think the hallmark of an addiction is when there are negative consequences on your life that one becomes willing to ignore/endure to continue the behavior.
Unfortunately the field is so new there are not many treatment programs. None in my area. But I did find this one. Hope this helps.
[ June 05, 2001: Message edited by: PeggyOhio ]