Google Glass user treated for internet addiction caused by the device
Patient appeared to suffer withdrawal symptoms when prevented from using Google Glass and dreamed he was wearing it
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Scientists have treated a man they believe to be the first patient with internet addiction disorder brought on by overuse of Google Glass.
The man had been using the technology for around 18 hours a day – removing it only to sleep and wash – and complained of feeling irritable and argumentative without the device. In the two months since he bought the device, he had also begun experiencing his dreams as if viewed through the device’s small grey window.