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  • Norway attacks: What happens if Breivik is deemed insane?

    Norway attacks: What happens if Breivik is deemed insane?

    Anders Behring Breivik, who admitted to carrying out two attacks in Norway that killed 77 people, is to undergo psychiatric examination this week. If he is judged to be insane, he could avoid criminal prosecution.

  • Internet addiction center opens in US

    Internet addiction center opens in US

    Internet addiction is not recognized as a separate disorder by the American Psychiatric Association, and treatment is not generally covered by insurance. But there are many such treatment centers in China, South Korea and Taiwan — where Internet addiction is taken very seriously — and many psychiatric experts say it is clear that Internet addiction is real and harmful.