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*******Busyness**** - Are you addicted to technology yet maybe you do not even realize it? Do you start to sweat when you do not have access to the internet? Do you freak out when you leave your bluetooth earpiece home on the kitchen counter? In episode #2 of the Busyness TV show, Dr. Brad Semp discusses how we as a society are attached to our technologies.
26 Aug 2011
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Ever since smartphones have become an integral part of our day to day life, scientists and healthcare providers have been worried about excessive usage and the levels of electromagnetic frequencies that our smartphones emit. The relation between Smartphone and depression is subject to multiple studies mostly because experts are sure that excessive usage of the smartphone can affect your mental health. While it may seem that spending too much time on the smartphone will temporarily remove feelings such as loneliness, depression, and anxiety, rather it can actually make you feel even worse. According to a study in 2014, there was a high correlation between high social media usage and depression and anxiety. Standard tests related to technology addiction were used to determine the addiction level in each user. Responses regarding the effect of smartphone use on social life, daily routines, sleep, productivity, and feelings were assessed and checked. Researchers said that the overuse of smartphones is just like any other type of substance abuse. Heavy smartphone usage is often the symptoms of other underlying problems, such as stress, anxiety, depression, or loneliness.
7 May 2019
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