The work done by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members (and even some students) is regularly highlighted in newspapers, online media outlets and more. Below you’ll find links to articles and videos of Feinberg in the news.
While it’s commonplace to hear the internet and smartphones described as addictive, it’s not necessarily medically accurate to use the term – though Dr. Danesh Alam, a psychiatrist and addiction specialist with Northwestern Medicine, says that could change. “There is a developing consensus that there may really be a syndrome. It’s not currently recognized by the scientific community, but I think there is a consensus that’s developing,” Alam said.