Can Technology Cause Anxiety And Depression?
Can technology cause anxiety and depression? You probably have your own view on this, but let's have a look.
To answer this question we first need to understand what anxiety actually is.
The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as "an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure."
Whilst most people will have these feelings from time to time, it can lead to anxiety disorder which can be crippling to sufferers. This usually requires medical intervention to treat the condition, but not always.
It is estimated that around 40 Million Americans currently suffer from some form of anxiety disorder today. This makes it, by far, the most common mental disorder in the U.S. READ MORE ON: INTERESTING ENGINEERING