Generalized Trolling Compulsion is a Mental Disorder

Tagged: Internet addiction, Off Topic, Software, Entertainment, Computer Hardware, Gaming, Technology
Source: Jared Maynard - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 46 weeks ago

ROFL!, "Generalized Trolling Compulsion, Comments Derangement Syndrome, Fanboy Disorder, and Acute Screen/life Confusion..." These are just a few of possible Internet related Mental Disorders.

"Currently, those studying bad behavior on the Internet break it down into "at least three subtypes: excessive gaming, sexual preoccupations, and e-mail/text messaging." But surely there are more? While the DSM-V committee continues to work on its draft of the new manual, we would like to suggest that a few other Internet-related conditions, compulsions, addictions, and maladjustment receive some "additional study" of their own. The following pathologies run rampant on the 'Net:...." | more

 

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Anonymous

Well the trolls are people who don't have a life. Maybe they are depressed, not happy with their jobs (if they have any), they have family problems...etc. So there are people who belong to that category, but as long as you are a normal person and you don't troll and trash talk on the internet you don't have a disorder...Oh and as long as you are able to recognize the REAL world and the COMPUTER world.

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So basically it's being a butthead for no reason.

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Alpha wrote:What actually is Trolling?
just saying something on a good movie that it is bad or something like fake and gay they are just saying stupid stuff and just do like they hate everybody i hope you understand what i mean

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What actually is Trolling?

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Does anyone fall into one of these disorders? blush

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