Addicted to YouTube: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
- Duration 3:30
- Date May 2, 2012
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
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In my normal or my nuts nuts don't answer that sorry I suppose I'll take it rattles.
It's a question we all ask ourselves from time to time and it's a question that we -- -- to keep -- once a week Andy's here to.
-- tennis good morning to area hey good morning -- gentlemen here's email number one Brian.
I guess some reading it that way that I signal doctor.
My daughter paces back and forth when she thinks while moving her -- she also as she asked permission to do it in class she's eight is she knew almost should I.
Make her stop she says she thinks better that way.
Well here's the thing.
Look could ADD attention deficit disorder be part of this short which might be not only normal better than warm.
Really question it sure people sometimes need to move in order -- -- creatively.
You don't want to do to you're rolling it right now I'm not look at that and that let me pace while we talked directly into it and if what she's thinking about these creative thoughts letter -- get a new carpet before you stop -- what about the school thing now I mean if he had he just he's got to sit -- normal he said hey look you know -- it's normal yes that schools listen let them accommodated a little -- it's okay.
Here's a second email whenever I'm in pain I go straight to the worst if my head hurts -- automatically assume it's a brain tumor in my heart beats fast that big of a heart attack 127.
And always afraid of died normally -- yes well here's the thing it's a little knots I'm telling you because here you gotta get under this doesn't work I mean whatever.
-- -- -- -- Because.
There are real troubles in the world things that can take you out heart attacks I don't wanna get down too much in the morning here -- real problems.
This is a screen.
This person doesn't want to think about the real issues in life that are threatening.
And that's how you get rid of this preoccupation the -- but it can drives as you say what it might not thinking about that was a threat even -- dollars a -- Interest and I had the number three I troll YouTube twelve hours at a time you do -- well videos or share things with people I know.
I I just spent hours looking at clips have pretty much anything.
This hobby has morphed into might mean -- normal or not it's.
Completely crazy -- right.
-- hits like -- Twelve hours today twelve hours a day this is no different than if you -- you know doing lines of Coke twelve hours a day it really -- and be cheaper.
Cheaper but it's here's the thing it's literally like your -- passing -- by one minute clips at a time and guess what they're not even you.
Right it's an escape from your reality.
Is it also -- -- said that -- -- two cities -- clips from random people these aren't exactly classic moments in television look everybody now thinks he or she is a star.
And there are lots of these would be -- all over the web including by the way everybody with a FaceBook account who's suddenly -- tweeting their every move.
Did a bad it's bad stuff about Alison describe that's what she's not -- we've we've.
That letter ago you're eventually into this time -- -- -- I think it's okay to get magazine or what I hear you compliment me earlier it's like tie in the united want to make that -- I don't what they're having and I and I -- this for you I'm gonna leave this for you meet you where at some other time and you'll channel.
This kind of energy is very helpful as -- he's had a hard time accepting compliments I would think you go to an excellent now back to you dabble welcome to our -- thanks so much.