Studies have shown that there are ties to mental health issues and the over-use of the internet and time consuming apps.
Internet addiction wasn’t a common phrase back a couple of decades ago, now it’s being explored as just as serious of an addiction along the lines of alcoholism or drug use.
A new study has shown that younger audiences are especially susceptible to internet addiction, leading to mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and ADHD.
Young people now more than ever are consumed with technology, and obviously this new fascination will bring on new side effects.
There are bound to be numerous studies to come about the long term effects of consistent technology dependency on adolescents and children’s brains.
One thing is for certain, the future of mental health will be greatly changed by our society’s obsession with modern tech.
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