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According to an Australian-Chinese study, teenagers who are addicted to the internet are more likely to engage in self-harming behavior, Reuters reports. Researchers surveyed 1,618 adolescents ages 13 to 18 from China's Guangdong Province about behavior such as hitting themselves, pulling their own hair, or pinching or burning themselves, and gave them a test to gauge internet addiction. The test found that about 10 percent of the students surveyed were moderately addicted to the internet, while less than one percent were severely addicted. The students ranked as moderately addicted to the internet were 2.4 times more likely to have self-injured
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