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In-Boxed | Stephanie Musat

As the SMS epidemic reaches its fever pitch, avid texters might be at risk. It becomes a problem when texters take it a step further says Stephanie Musat of In-Boxed. A clear sign of texting addiction is constantly checking for messages and engaging in conversations all the time, despite negative consequences. Hilarie Cash, Chief Clinical Officer of reSTART, an Internet addiction recovery program that treats Internet, video game addiction, texting, and excessive VR and video game use, said the biggest consequence is seen in brain functions and social interaction according to an article posted in the Daily Orange.

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