Health and Wellness : Tech addiction is real. We psychologists need to take it seriously

Clyde C Coger Jr

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Tech addiction is real. We psychologists need to take it seriously


The average adult in the United States spends more than 11 hours a day in the digital world, according to research by the Nielsen Company. When people invest this kind of time in any activity, we must at least start to ask what it means for their mental health...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/tech-addiction-is-real-we-psychologists-need-to-take-it-seriously/2019/03/18/5f12ad2e-3c54-11e9-a06c-3ec8ed509d15_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.801db649d78a&wpisrc=nl_opinions&wpmm=1
By Doreen Dodgen-Magee
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The average U.S. adult spends more than 10 hours a day in the digital world. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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